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Running as an Amputee

This article is for any lower extremity amputee or their friends or family members who are interested in learning more about running legs and the related issues that are unique to them. Even able-bodied athletes may be interested in learning more about their disabled counterparts.First and foremost, the most important point to keep in mind…

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Phantom Limb Pain: Pathophysiology and Treatment

Background There were an estimated 1.6 million people in the US living with limb loss in 2005. This number is projected to increase to 3.6 million by 2050. Of these patients, the incidence of phantom limb pain (PLP) is estimated to be 42.2 – 78.8% (Houghton, 1999). The phenomenon was first described by Ambroise Pare,…

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