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Mirror therapy is madness.

In a mirror box the patient places the good limb into one side, and the stump into the other. The patient then looks into the mirror on the side with good limb and makes “mirror symmetric” movements, as a symphony conductor might, or as we do when we clap our hands.

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Health Problems

Mirror therapy enhances upper extremity motor recovery in stroke patients.

Source: Acta Neurologia Belgica

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Date of publication: 8th April 2015

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: 

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of mirror therapy program in addition with physical therapy methods on upper limb recovery in patients with subacute ischemic stroke. 149 more words