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2022 Nov

Pain Physician



Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for the Management of Phantom Limb Pain: A Scoping Review.


Srinivasan N, Zhou B, Park E
Pain Physician. 2022 Nov; 25(8):E1173-E1181.
PMID: 36375184.


Amputees commonly feel an intermittent tingling, piercing, or burning sensation in the region of the missing portion of the amputated limb, a phenomenon known as phantom limb pain. Current treatment modalities include medications, mirror therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and more recently neuromodulation through spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation.