‘Limb Rehabilitation’ Archives
Tricking the Brain to Feel No Pain: It's Done with Mirrors - Video ... Amputees often suffer from phantom-limb pain -- feeling pain in a limb that is no longer there. An unusual therapy involving only a mirror is providing. Great video with new thinking on mirror box therapy. Mirror Box Therapy is usually used by Uni-lateral amputee, In this [...]
Great blog take a look http://www.talbronsteinblog.net/ Watch the video showing mirror box therapy. Some great ideas for exercises that can be done than using mirror box therapy for treating phantom limb pain, as will as stroke rehabilitation.
Mirror Therapy was used in the hit TV show HOUSE, with dramatic results. This is not a camera or mirror trick it can really produce this kind of result. For those who missed it watch it now but be quick it was remove for the net the last time due to copy right law.
Whether the phantom is in the hand or the foot the principle of mirror box therapy is still the same. In this video soldier Bryan Wagner talk us through his phantom and how mirror box therapy help him cope with the pain.
Phantom Pain / Phantomschmerz : Vancouver Film Premiere - Eventbrite Based upon the true story of Vancouver's Stephen Sumner, a world-class cyclist whose promising career was cut short by a road accident that left him an amputee suffering intense phantom limb pain phantompain.eventbrite.com/
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 [...]
When taking Stroke rehabilitation exercises the use of a mirror as been proven to be a great asset. The term plasticity describes the ability of the brain to rewire itself and there is no better way to help this than the use of a mirror. Mirror Therapy has been described in medical literature to be of benefit to 80% of users, but like all [...]
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 [...]
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 ...
The Daily Post: Reflecting Phantom Limbs By Bryan Lewis Over time, the pain went away and the man could move on with his life. Pretty amazing, no? If you want to read more about it, just Google "phantom limb mirror therapy" and it will pull up some scholarly papers written on the subject. ... The Daily Post - [...]