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Why amputees feel phantom limb pain


We’ve all heard tales of how amputees still feel pain in their missing limb, but why does this happen? Researchers from Osaka University in Japan in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, have suggested that it’s all down to a reorganisation of the wiring in the brain, and have identified a potential treatment for the problem. The vast majority of amputees suffer from ...

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