Articles for tag: Amputees, Limb, Phantom Pain

Massage Therapy for Amputees

Massage therapy is not just for relaxation purposes at a spa, it can also be beneficial for relief from pain. One area worth looking at concerns amputee patients. Many people have to undergo surgery to get a limb removed. According to the National Limb Loss Information Center in the U.S. alone there are over one ...

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Ankylosis Spondylitis and Lower Back Pain

Ankylosing Spondylitis, or AS as it is referred to by those who have it, belongs to the class of rheumatoid or autoimmune diseases, which also includes rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. It is characterized by unusual bone growth, usually in the spine, hips or legs, and by constant inflammation of the cartilage pads in between the ...