"It's only a leg"

Started by Carol Thompson in Amputees in the news. Last reply by Roberto Badillo 13 hours ago. 3 Replies

On the morning news, a young woman, whose leg had to be amputated due to the bombing of the Boston Marathon, was featured.  She made the comment that "it's only a leg", as there were those who lost their life.  She's a young woman, & to have…Continue

Any luck with medical marijuana for phantom pain?

Started by Kat Jahnigen in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Stephanie Ash yesterday. 4 Replies

Having a terrible time with phantom pain and nerve pain following a BK amputation 6 weeks ago. I know phantom pain doesn't respond to narcotics or OTC pain medications or anti-inflammatories, but I wonder if anyone knows how it responds to medical…Continue

Tags: marijuana, pain, Nerve


Started by BRIAN RICHEY in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Stephanie Ash yesterday. 3 Replies

being an AK for 5 yrs now ive been thru just about everything ive read on here plus some.  ive suffered thru the phantom pains and still do. what alot of people are describing as pp is actually neuromas.  they are very painful and it takes an mri to…Continue

Guardian liner

Started by boyce benningfield in General on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Has any one tried the Guardian suction liner by alps? They have a liner that with continued use fits under the liner and is suppose to adjust for volume changes. Does this work well? Input is welcome-thanksContinue

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