Nerve Reassignment Surgery At Time of Amputation Drastically Reduces Pain in Amputees (image) Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Robert Haas experienced debilitating pain following the amputation of his left leg that prevented him from using his prosthetic and required medication to manage. However, a surgery that reconnects severed nerves eliminated his pain and allowed him to adjust to life with an artificial limb. 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.