Phantom pain

Posted By: David Hansford on August 1, 2016

Does anyone know if acupuncture has ever been used as a treatment modality
for phantom pain?

If so was it successful?

Are there any articles published on the use of acupuncture for phantom pain?

I have a patient who has inquired about this subject.

He has tried multiple combinations of medications, desensitizing therapy,
and mirror therapy with no successful outcomes.

David Hansford, CPO, FAAOP


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