[Referred pain from amputation stump trigger points into the phantom limb].

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine whether/how myofascial stump trigger points (TPs) after lower leg amputations are able to produce stump pain (SP), phantom pain (PP), and sensations (PS) in the phantom limb. METHODS Palpation of the 5 most striking stump TPs of 30 leg amputees (12 transfemoral, 18 transtibial) was documented in a… (More)

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