This article defines the three major forms of postamputation sensation1) phantom sensation, 2) phantom pain, and 3) residual-limb pain. Proposed etiologies for phantom pain are discussed. The literature on current diagnoses and treatments for each of the three postamputation sensations is reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2001|