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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Phantom Limb Pain
and you are
between 18 and 85
years old
0
This is an early phase trial to investigate
how or whether the drug affects your body.
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The purpose

The goal of this pilot study is to assess the effectiveness of an electrical stimulation therapy option for the treatment of chronic phantom limb pain in upper or lower limb amputees. This therapy has been previously used for sports and joint injuries and is marketed for relaxation of muscle spasms, re-education of muscle action, prevention of disuse atrophy, increased local blood circulation, and maintaining or increasing range of motion. The investigators would like to explore the idea that physically exercising the muscles of the residual limb and increasing blood flow to the site of amputation through the promotion of motor contraction using electrical stimulation decreases chronic phantom limb pain.

Provided treatments

  • Device: High intensity electrical stimulation
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03030079. The sponsor of the trial is University of Colorado, Denver and it is looking for 10 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Exploratory Study of Electrical Stimulus as a Treatment Option for Chronic Phantom Limb Pain