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[ARTICLE] Combining Afferent Stimulation and Mirror Therapy for Rehabilitating Motor Function, Motor Control, Ambulation, and Daily Functions After Stroke - Full Text HTML

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Background. Mirror therapy (MT) and mesh glove (MG) afferent stimulation may be effective in reducing motor impairment after stroke. A hybrid intervention of MT combined with MG (MT + MG) may broaden aspects of treatment benefits. 239 more words

Stroke Rehabilitation

[ARTICLE] A Mirror Therapy–Based Action Observation Protocol to Improve Motor Learning After Stroke - Full Text HTML

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Background. Mirror therapy is a priming technique to improve motor function of the affected arm after stroke.

Objective. To investigate whether a mirror therapy–based action observation (AO) protocol contributes to motor learning of the affected arm after stroke. 179 more words

Upper Limb

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Here’s a very interesting approach to grief and grief counseling based on “mirror therapy” in adults with phantom limb pain. What a cool connection this blogger has made between the two – I’m excited for both the development of the therapy for amputees as well as the implications the idea has for mental health practice!   126 more words

Social Work

[ARTICLE] Mirror therapy enhances upper extremity motor recovery in stroke patients

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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. 151 more words

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[Thesis] Mirror Therapy for the Lower-Extremities Post-Stroke - Full Text PDF

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Despite extensive rehabilitation post-stroke gait remains slow, variable and asymmetric. There is a need for simple interventions to improve lower-extremity motor control and walking ability. 126 more words

Stroke

[ARTICLE] The Effects of Mirror Therapy on Clinical Improvement in Hemiplegic Lower Extremity Rehabilitation in Subjects with Chronic Stroke - Full Text PDF

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Background: The effectiveness of mirror therapy (MT) has been investigated in acute hemiplegia. The present study examines whether MT, given during chronic stroke, was more effective in promoting motor recovery of the lower extremity and walking speed than standard rehabilitation alone. 143 more words

Stroke