Phantom Pain is a 2009 German movie, starring Til Schweiger.
Please welcome amputee musician.
Fyodor Shestiperov (b. 1953), a Russian accordion and guitar player, missing four fingers on his right hand.
Most people think diabetes is incurable. I’m fat, because I have diabetes. No, you’re not. You have diabetes, because you’re fat. And diabetes is curable.
Twelve weeks have passed since my thumb lost its tip.
As you can see, the removed fingernail is slowly growing back.
Sometimes amputees do what many healthy people don’t.
Terrance Stanley Fox (1958–1981), a Canadian right leg amputee, ran a 143 day marathon of 5373 km to raise worldwide awareness of cancer.
Whenever I buy anything, I try to protect its surface as long as possible. I buy screen shields, keyboard covers and silicone for my gadgets. I walk around new furniture and home appliances very carefully and use them only by handle.
Because for me, even a minor surface damage moves anything from brand new to not new anymore.
Another sportsman, missing a finger.
Waqar Younis Maitla, cricket fast bowler.
Two months has passed since the thumb tip amputation. The nail is slowly growing back.
Another condition may result in amputation. It is called diabetic foot, and as the name suggests, diabetes is the cause.
House M.D., one of my favourite series, showed an interesting device to treat phantom pain in amputated limbs, called a mirror box.