Phantom Limb Pain Research Study

Started by Russell E McKinney in General. Last reply by Russell E McKinney on Saturday. 9 Replies

Hello Amp Community,My name is Russell McKinney and I am a third-year PhD candidate at Grand Canyon University. I have been a RBK since 2014. I am focusing my dissertation study on phantom limb pain. This study will begin in early 2018 and I am in…Continue

I don't know where to start.

Started by Jamie Hollenbeck in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by Gary Moody on Friday. 5 Replies

Hello Everyone! I'm Jamie. I'm 29, and I've decided that I'm going to pursue having an elective amputation. I just don't know where to start. I'll give you a synapse as to what is going on and why I've made the decision: OK So..... About 9 years ago…Continue

Exploring mirror therapy

Started by David Charles Hazen in General Nov 26. 0 Replies

My question is for folks who have tried mirror therapy. Did it work immediately? Or did you have to slowly rewire the circuits? How often did you do it and for how long?Continue


Started by richard m flores in General Nov 24. 0 Replies

how much weight hould be put on stump while wearing prosthetic reply to

Over the counter?

Started by Michael Rose in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by David Charles Hazen Nov 19. 24 Replies

Does anybody know of any non-prescription painmedication that works for phantom pain? I'mtrying to avoid the habit forming stuff.Continue

Content Expert

Started by Russell E McKinney in Pain Management / Phantom Pain Nov 16. 0 Replies

Hello everyone, I am in search for a content expert to help with my phantom limb pain research study for my dissertation. Must live in the U.S. and have a doctorate degree. If anyone knows someone in the pain management profession please let me…Continue

20 Y.O. Amputee Made Fun of By Medical Employee in ICE Detention Center

Started by Ryan Elias in Amputees in the news Nov 14. 0 Replies

Take a look at this article in the Huffington Post (dated 11/13/2017). While the article singles out the Trump Administration for its treatment of DACA recipients, I feel the biggest takeaway is the medical employee's condescending and dismissive…Continue

Hit a wall with Prostitist

Started by Scott Dieltz in "How do I know I'm getting quality prosthetic care?" Nov 13. 0 Replies

As my level of activity has increased, my muscles don't have enough room inside my socket to flex while walking without pain. I have been asking for an adjustable socket for atleast a year now. Now there is a new option offered by Martin Bionics. I…Continue

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