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Archive for September, 2012

A revolution in brain science has led to new ways to stop phantom limb pain.

Ken Ng was 12 when he had his left leg amputated below the knee to stop the spread of bone cancer. It was the start of a long journey of pain. Phantom sensations from his amputated limb haunted him as a teenager, including stabbing sensations and a vice-like constriction around his stump. It got worse when he moved.... [...]

Effectiveness of Mirror Therapy in Recovery of Stroke

Patients who engage in mirror therapy realize greater recovery of function in their upper extremities than those who receive conventional therapy alone. "Effectiveness of Mirror Therapy in Recovery of Functional ... Clinical Scenario. Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is the leading cause of long- term disability and third-leading cause of death in [...]

Mirror Therapy used to Help Relieve Phantom Limb Pain Suffered by Victims of Earthquake.

When the ground shook in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Jan. 12, 2010, the magnitude-7 earthquake left behind an estimated 4000 amputees.   Students Use Mirror Therapy to Help Relieve Phantom Limb Pain Suffered by Victims. “All of them had immediate pain relief with the mirror-box therapy and were incredibly appreciative. They said they were [...]

Mirror Therapy Soothe Arthritis Pain

Mirror Therapy Can Soothe Arthritis? ? Many of the 50 million Americans diagnosed with arthritis suffer from debilitating joint pain, often for years. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/mirror-therapy-relieve-arthritis/story?id=16720030