Article accepted for print: 20.12.2020
Amputation of the limb leads to psychological, physical and social discomfort. Phantom limb pain (PLP) is one of the most pressing problems of this condition. The study of PLP has a long history. Every year, research in this area reaches an increasingly high level. Despite this, there is no single concept of the origin of PLP in the world. Analysis of existing concepts made it possible to prepare a set of psycho-corrective measures aimed at reducing the intensity of PLP.
phantom limb pain, PLP, amputation, psychological correction, rehabilitation, mirror therapy, neuromuscular relaxation.
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