Freezing technique may ease 'phantom limb' pain for amputees

Freezing technique may ease 'phantom limb' pain for amputees


A freezing technique may reduce the debilitating phantom limb pain that many amputees experience, according to a new, small study. Chronic pain that emanates from the site of a severed limb can be reduced in some cases when the remaining nerve and scar tissue is frozen in place, researchers said.



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