Some articles on pain, limb:
... Phantom pain sensations are described as perceptions that an individual experiences relating to a limb or an organ that is not physically part of the body ... Limb loss is a result of either removal by amputation or congenital limb deficiency (Giummarra et al ... However, phantom limb sensations can also occur following nerve avulsion or spinal cord injury ...
Famous quotes containing the words pain and/or limb:
“When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the course involves pain and renunciation. It is like obedience to some external authority; any clear way, though it lead to death, is mentally preferable to the tangle of uncertainty.”
—Charles Horton Cooley (18641929)
“I doubt that I would have taken so many leaps in my own writing or been as clear about my feminist and political commitments if I had not been anointed as early as I was. Some major form of recognition seems to have to mark a womans career for her to be able to go out on a limb without having her credentials questioned.”
—Ruth Behar (b. 1956)