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Mirror-based intervention therapies improve movement in children with cerebral palsy (CP), according to the results of a new review. The study, “Systematic Review Of The Effects Of Mirror Therapy In Children With Cerebral Palsy,” published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, reviewed several previously published studies reporting [...]
The University of California San Diego (UCSD) announced the results of a small pilot study which suggests that a simple mind trick involving mirrors can help ease the pain of osteoarthritis, a condition that affects one in 10 people. Full Story: - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15938103
Scientists have demonstrated a cheap and simple therapy that uses an optical illusion to ease joint pain and stiffness in people with arthritis. The results of a small pilot study suggest the technique could help millions of people who experience the pain of inflamed joints without resorting to higher doses of painkillers and steroids, the most [...]
Mirror therapy in children with hemiplegia: a pilot study. Mirror therapy, which provides the visual illusion of a functional paretic limb by using the mirror reflection of the non-paretic arm, is used in the ... www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21410693
In this artical we see how auditory feedback and visual feedback using mirror box therapy as helpful in the treatment of phantom pain. http://www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_rehabilitation/volume_1_number_2_72/article_printable/auditory-feedback-in-the-treatment-of-upper-limb-phantom-pain-a-medical-hypothesis.html
mirror therapy combined with standard therapy is more effective than standard therapy alone for improving motor recovery: - http://strokengine.ca/index.php?page=topic&subpage=indepth&id=49&status=81&sid=68 This study of Mirror Box Therapy investigated the effect of mirror therapy on motor recovery, spasticity and hand related [...]
The neuronal correlates of mirror therapy: an fMRI study on mirror ... The neuronal correlates of mirror therapy: an fMRI study on mirror induced visual illusions in patients with stroke. Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2010 See ... www.tripdatabase.com/.../1084258-The-neuronal-correlates-of...
A technique called mirror therapy can help reduce phantom pain in soldiers who've had limbs amputated, a new study shows... http://health.msn.com/health-topics/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100253523
Mirror therapy improves hand function in subacute stroke: a ... Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of mirror therapy in the upper limb rehabilitation of people with ... the mirror group received 30 minutes of mirror therapy ... 12218-portal.memberconnex.com/Folder?Action...
Following the discovery of mirror neurons by di Pellegrino and the introduction of mirror therapy by Ramachandran, recent researches on mirror neurons have led researchers to believe that observation based interventions may be an important component of successful stroke rehabilitation...i-CREATe 2010 - OpenConf Conference Management System Mirror [...]