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Phantom Limb Pain Research Study

Started by Russell E McKinney in General 2 hours ago. 0 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

Over the counter?

Started by Michael Rose in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by David Charles Hazen 11 hours ago. 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 on Thursday. 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 on Tuesday. 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

Hopeful

Started by Tim Rogers in General. Last reply by Gary Moody Nov 13. 1 Reply

Well I start therapy with Hanger Clinic next week and they are saying if things go as planed I should be walking in 5 weeks

What to expect

Started by Greg Berger in General. Last reply by Greg Berger Nov 7. 4 Replies

I am having my right arm amputated below the elbow on 10/27.  Just wondering what to expect.  I am getting kind on nervous. GregContinue

10 day old RBKA prothestic wearer

Started by Joe D'Antonio in General. Last reply by Joe D'Antonio Nov 4. 4 Replies

It takes me about an hour or more getting ready for work since I received my temp prosthetic. I'm trying socks and paddding in the right places before I can get to a point every day that I can tolerate weight bearing.Can anyone tell me how long it…Continue

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Phantom Limb Pain Research Study

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…See More
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People who live in Colorado and are looking to connect with other locals. I hope this forum can serve as a way to more easily communicate events, etc... to help build a better community.See More
10 hours ago
David Charles Hazen replied to Michael Rose's discussion Over the counter?
"I use a TENS Unit. Often it will calm the pain down enough to get to sleep. Once asleep I am fine until the next day. Once active again, the pain picks up. I am six weeks post-ATK amputation, so I don't have my prosthetic yet. I am hopeful…"
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