Nerve Reassignment Surgery At Time of Amputation Drastically Reduces Pain in Amputees (image) Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr. J. Byers Bowen (left) and Dr. Ian Valerio follow up with a leg amputee who had targeted muscle reinnervation surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Those who received the procedure at the time of amputation reported significantly less pain caused by severed nerves. Credit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Usage Restrictions Please courtesy: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.