Phantom Limb Pain (PLP)

Bring hope to Phantom Limb Pain (PLP)

At the CRPS and Neuropathic Pain Center of America, we understand the challenges faced by individuals dealing with Phantom Limb Pain. While this condition presents unique complexities, we are excited to introduce Calmare® Scrambler Therapy as a groundbreaking solution that brings renewed hope to those grappling with this debilitating condition.

Understanding Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom Limb Pain is a complex phenomenon experienced by individuals who have undergone limb amputation, leading to the perception of pain or sensations in the missing limb. This persistent pain can have a profound impact on both physical and emotional well-being. However, Calmare® Scrambler Therapy offers a unique and innovative approach to managing this debilitating pain.

Calmare® Scrambler Therapy has shown remarkable success in providing relief to individuals suffering from Phantom Limb Pain. By reprogramming the brain’s perception of pain, this therapy offers a transformative solution that allows individuals to regain control over their lives and experience a significant reduction in pain and discomfort.

At the CRPS and Neuropathic Pain Center of America, our team of experts specializes in Calmare® Scrambler Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive care and personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs. Contact us today to learn more about how Calmare® Scrambler Therapy can bring relief and improve your quality of life amidst the challenges of Phantom Limb Pain.

Phantom Limb Pain (PLP)

Phantom limb pain is a phenomenon that often arises following limb amputation, such as the loss of a leg or an arm. Nearly all amputees encounter phantom sensations, wherein they continue to perceive pain, tingling, or other sensations in the area where the limb used to exist, despite its physical absence.

This perplexity stems from the brain’s persistent belief that the limb is still present, leading it to send signals to the missing body part, even though it no longer exists. As the brain fails to receive expected responses from the absent limb, it becomes perplexed and instead transmits pain signals.

The exact cause of phantom pain remains a subject of ongoing exploration, with theories suggesting involvement of the peripheral nervous system. One hypothesis suggests that damage to neurons during amputation may result in the formation of neuromas, which generate irregular signals or impulses, leading to the perception of phantom pain or sensations. Another theory proposes that phantom limb pain is linked to alterations within the brain and nervous system that occur after amputation. These changes can prompt the brain to establish new neural pathways, ultimately leading to the sensation of pain.

While the precise mechanisms behind phantom limb pain are not yet fully understood, extensive research aims to unravel its complexities, offering hope for improved understanding and more effective treatments for individuals experiencing this challenging condition.

The CRPS and Neuropathic Pain Center of America specializes in the treatment of phantom limb pain using innovative approaches like Calmare® Scrambler Therapy. By disrupting the pain signals sent by the brain to the missing limb, Calmare® Scrambler Therapy offers a promising solution for relieving phantom limb pain and improving quality of life. If you are seeking effective and cutting-edge treatments for phantom limb pain, our dedicated team of experts is here to provide personalized care and support. Take the first step towards finding relief and reclaiming your life from the complexities of phantom limb pain by contacting us today.

Common symptoms that are painful include:

Burning

Sharp

Throbbing

Stabbing

Muscle cramp

Shooting/Shocking

Unnatural position

A rope burning sensation between the big toe and second toe

Hammer smashing a toe

Fist so tight that the fingernails are digging through the flesh in the palm on a non-existent hand.

Feeling that the bone is broken

Toes being stretched

Red-hot poker through the foot

Steam roller is running over the foot

Common symptoms that are non-painful include:

Squeezing tight band/ pressure

Itching

Temperature

Numb

Touch

Tingling