Swedish study: Virtual reality relieves phantom limbs

 Amputees who play computer games with a virtual arm experience relief from the phantom limb pain that often affects those who have lost a limb, according to a new study from Gothenburg's Chalmers University of Technology. The 14 amputees who participated in the study reported dramatic pain relief after 12 sessions using a virtual arm in virtual reality .

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