Posts Tagged ‘Complex Regional Pain Syndrome’
See Dr Ilan Lieberbman's video presentation on Mirror Visualisation Therapy; it covers what it is, the history, the theory, the evidence and how it used.This 4 part video is aimed at those looking to start using mirror therapy as well as those how what a little more insight to the medical theory.
It may seem bizarre that something as simple as a mirror can be used in the treatment of phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and stroke rehabilitation, as well as for hand and foot rehabilitation following an injury or surgery. Drug Free Mirror therapy is a drug free treatment and has been described in medical literature to [...]
Mirror therapy was first described by V.S. Ramachandran, Director of the Centre for Brain and Cognition and Professor with the Psychology Department and the Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego. Ramachandran initially trained as a doctor and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. from Trinity College at the University of [...]
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Psychology Today and 20 two 5, both have post where VS Ramachandran’s experiments with the mirror box come readily to mind as examples of this type of research. Fascinating read and worth 2 Min's of your time. Mirror therapy is not only used for phantom limb but also CRPS/RSD and for stroke rehabilitation. The Brain Can Change Itself: [...]
Although the mirror box in this article is described as having two mirrors, this is only to make it left or right handed. A single compartment works just as effectively and the box is simply turned over. www.mirrorboxtherapy.com Marco Polo of neuroscience describes mirror box treatment for ... To retrain the brain as part of the mirror box it's a [...]
Mirrors used to trick the brain. An incite into Mirror Therapy as covered by the BBC in May http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/8026512.stm Patients in Bristol and Bath are using mirrors to fight Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS) - a condition that causes extreme pain in their limbs. The article follows Martin Forsyth who has been [...]