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Watch the amazing Vilayanur Ramachandran talk about plasticity of the brain.

For those who missed it, watch the amazing Vilayanur Ramachandran talk about plasticity of the brain and Mirror Box Therapy to alleviated phantom limb pain and stroke rehabilitation on BBC2 Incredible Medicine. Ramachandran starts about 36 minute in.   https://youtu.be/AunLzdp8UlE

Mirror Therapy for Improving Motor Function After Stroke

total of 567 participants, which compared mirror therapy with other interventions. When compared with all other interventions, mirror therapy was found to have a significant effect on motor function http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/44/1/e1.long

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 [...]

hope to millions of arthritis sufferers

hope to millions of arthritis sufferers

Mail Online reports: Mirror therapy gives hope to millions of arthritis sufferers, Symptoms of arthritis can be relieved by a simple therapy using an optical illusion scientists say. A study trialing a technique involving mirrors has proved effective in alleviating joint pain and stiffness. Read more: [...]

Stroke Discussion

Mirror box therapy for stroke rehabilitation we be discussed at the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire 2011 annual conference... information - Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire Therapists, Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network - This session will discuss the use of Mirror Therapy following a stroke. The material will include [...]

Rethinking stroke therapy

Until recently scientists thought that when a region of the brain was damaged, its function was lost forever. Stroke patients who couldn't use an injured arm were taught to dress and bathe with their good arm. But sophisticated imaging tests of the brain at work have since revealed that it can reorganize itself after injury so that when nerve [...]

Phantom Pain & Perception – Lloyd Johnson

showing dramatic success...Researchers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center recently published the results of a randomized trial of mirror therapy for soldiers with phantom-limb pain, . .. Lloyd Johnson - http://www.lloydy.id.au/blog/

V.S. Ramachandran’s Tales Of The ‘Tell-Tale Brain’

At-Home Stroke Rehab

In this video we see an apperasist at is design to use at home.  The brain is very plastic and has a great ability to teach 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. At-Home Stroke Rehab - [...]

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