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Stories by Lorimer Moseley

Phantom Limb Cure: Retraining the Brain

Correcting the distortions in the body "maps" stored in the brain that cause phantom limb pain could be a matter of changing how patients think.

September 9, 2008 — Lorimer Moseley

The Mirror Cure for Phantom Pain

Phantom limbs (an often painful sensation that an amputated limb is still part of the body) affect approximately 40 to 80 percent of all amputees. Lorimer Moseley, a researcher at Oxford, looks at a recent study that used mirrors to erase this phantom pain...

April 16, 2008 — Lorimer Moseley
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