Phantom limb, also known as phantom limb pain or syndrome, is something others find difficult to understand but is common among amputees. A qualified prosthetist, along with a mental health professional, will help an amputee suffering from phantom limb pain. Here is what it is and some ways in which phantom limb can be treated.
Women planning to undergo a mastectomy have options as to the aesthetic they want after the operation and how to achieve it. There is the option of having a surgical breast augmentation where breast implants are placed under remaining breast tissue. Another option for mastectomy patients is to get breast prosthesis from a prosthetic professional. Many women choose to forego breast reconstruction after a mastectomy and opt for breast prosthesis makes for a great alternative to more surgery.