Date of release: 27th December 2011
Understanding complex regional pain syndrome, and treating phantom limbs with mirrors.
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This programme was funded by a grant from Astellas Pharma.
Paul Evans talks to Sunny Boshoff about her experience of complex regional pain syndrome and learns more about the causes of the condition from Dr Bill Macrae. We also hear from him and Dr Joan Hester about their work counselling and treating patients requiring limb amputations, including the use of the Visual Feedback Mirror to help those who have phantom sensations in their amputated limb.
In this programme:
* Sunny Boshoff, patient
* Dr Bill Macrae, retired (formerly Ninewells Hospital, Dundee)
* Dr Joan Hester, Consultant in Pain Medicine, King’s College Hospital, London