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Volume:147 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14142
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Phantom Limb Rehabilitation For Lower Limb Amputees

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OrthoEvidence. Phantom Limb Rehabilitation For Lower Limb Amputees. ACE Report. 2021;147(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14142

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of phantom exercises on pain, mobility, and quality of life among lower limb amputees; a randomized controlled trial

BMC Neurol . 2021 Oct 27;21(1):416.

Contributing Authors: A Zaheer AN Malik T Masood S Fatima

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Twenty four patients with unilateral lower limb amputations who were undergoing rehabilitation were randomized to received standard rehabilitation consisting of mirror therapy and physical therapy (n=12) or standard rehabilitation and phantom limb exercises (n=12). The primary outcomes of interest were pain measured with a visual analogue scale (VAS), quality of life measured through the 36-item ...

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