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NCT02488668 : Surface Electrical Stimulation for Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

- Uni-lateral amputation below the shoulder level

- Other treatments for phantom limb pain should have been tried with poor results

- The subject should experience phantom limb pain at a level of 6 or higher measured on
on a visual analog scale (VAS) ranging from 0-10

- Phantom limb pain should be experienced at least once a week

- The subject should be in a chronic and stable phase, and the stump should have healed

- The subject should otherwise be healthy and able to carry out the experiment

- If pain medication is used it will be acceptable that the person continues to use the

Exclusion Criteria:

- Cognitive impairment

- Pregnancy

- Prior or current psychological diseases such as borderline, schizophrenia, depression
or manic-depressive

- Acquired brain injury with residual impairment

- Prior neurological or musculoskeletal diseases

- History of or active substance abuse disorder

- Persons with that experience an allergic reaction to surface electrodes

- Persons with fear for electrical stimulation or pain

- Persons that are hypersensitive to electrical stimulation and experience the
stimulation as unpleasant

- Persons that feel may claustrophobic in an MRI scanner

- Persons that have metal parts in the body (such as pacemakers or metal screws)
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