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Compelling evidence mirror therapy works

NEJM -- Mirror Therapy for Chronic Complex Regional Pain Syndrome ... Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine -- Mirror Therapy for Chronic Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 and Stroke -- Figure 1. https://content.nejm.org/cgi/content-nw/full/361/6/634/F1

Stroke rehabilitation has no time limits.

Conventional thinking has been that any stroke rehabilitation beyond that initial period has little benefit for stroke survivors, but recent studies are starting to suggest otherwise.Arm movement regained years after stroke - Yahoo! Canada News Rehabilitation normally starts immediately after a stroke and lasts six months. Conventional thinking [...]

CRPS / RSD

CRPS / RSDReflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Complex regional pain syndrome ... By Staff Recent research has utilized mirror therapy to significantly reduce pain levels in CRPS patients, where the affected limb is placed within a mirror box, such that the unaffected limb is reflected in such a way as to make the patient ... Health & Beauty [...]

Not Just Smoke and Mirrors, therapy that works

Not Just Smoke and Mirrors on ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab ... One example of such a recovery option is mirror therapy. Much research remains to be done to fully prove efficacy of mirror therapy. ... physical-therapy.advanceweb.com/Columns/.../Not-Just-Smoke-and-Mirrors.aspx

CRPS pain due to stroke is reduce by Mirror Box Therapy

This is a great site that not only explains CRPS, it is a good resource to:- Definition | Causes | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Prevention Mount Sinai Medical Center - Diseases & Conditions Mirror therapy may help to reduce pain and improve motor function in people who have CRPS due to stroke. Transcutaneous nerve [...]

Stroke Rehabilitation without movement.

Stroke survivor can benefit of mirror box therapy even in the absent of voluntary movement. Research as shown at the mirror neuron system respond not only during action execution, but also during observation of actions being performed. So by watching the reflection of the unaffected limb  in a mirror the mirror neurons for the affected side can [...]

New Mirror Therapy study – Navy Research Center

2010 Navy Medicine Research Symposium Mirror therapy was recently shown effective in the treatment of phantom limb pain, however, the incidence of phantom limb pain in patients undergoing ...

Mirror Therapy Improves Hand Function in Subacute Stroke

Mirror Therapy Improves Hand Function in Subacute Stroke: A ... To evaluate the effects of mirror therapy on upper-extremity motor recovery, spasticity, and hand-related functioning of inpatients with subacute stroke. ...

Stroke rehabiliation using singing therapy

This is not mirror therapy but helps stroke rehabiliation in the same way. The brain is very plastic and has a great ability to rewire  another part of the brain to take over from the effected area of the brain. There are lots treatments to help archive this, including Mirror Box Therapy that has lots of evidence that it works. Singing [...]

Mirror Therapy sussess with CRPS /RSD

What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome | Bone and Spine By Dr Arun Pal Singh Recent studies have indicated success with Mirror Therapy. In this the affected limb is placed with in a mirror box and the unaffected limb is reflected in such a way as to make the patient think they are looking at the affected limb. ... Bone and Spine - [...]

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