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Evaluating the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary clinical efficacy of Virtual Reality for Phantom Limb Pain
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To investigate the preliminary effectiveness of a game-based virtual reality intervention for the management of phantom limb pain.


Participants in this study will:

  • Complete an eligibility questionnaire via phone or email.

  • Participate in 2-3 in-person visits with a study team member.

  • Optionally enrol in the use of an at-home virtual reality system for 4 weeks.

Possible Benefits

Your participation will help with the development of novel virtual reality therapies and methods for easing and managing phantom limb pain.

You will have early access to virtual reality interventions that are in development for the purpose of supporting the easing and management of phantom limb pain.

Who Can Participate

Who can participate:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.

  • Reside in Australia.

  • Have a lower limb amputation.

  • Be experiencing pain in the missing limb (phantom limb pain).

Additional Information


  • Participants will be compensated for their time for in-person visits.


For further information, please contact:

Ricardo Garcia-Rosas, Ph.D. -

How do I sign-up to be contacted?

Use the form below.

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