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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.

Mirror Box Therapy – Graded Motor Imagery – Radial Nerve Palsy

Mirror Box Therapy showing signs of success in the treatment of Radial Nerve Palsy as well as phantom limb and stroke rehabilitation. mirror box

A revolution in brain science has led to new ways to stop phantom limb pain.

Ken Ng was 12 when he had his left leg amputated below the knee to stop the spread of bone cancer. It was the start of a long journey of pain. Phantom sensations from his amputated limb haunted him as a teenager, including stabbing sensations and a vice-like constriction around his stump. It got worse when he moved.... [...]

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 [...]

Mirror Therapy Soothe Arthritis Pain

Mirror Therapy Can Soothe Arthritis? ? Many of the 50 million Americans diagnosed with arthritis suffer from debilitating joint pain, often for years.

More than smoke and mirrors

More than smoke and mirrors... Irish Independent Mirror therapy, involving the use of a black box with a mirrored surface, can also help victims of phantom limb pain and even arthritis says physiotherapist ...

BBC Report on Phantom Limb and Mirrors

BBC Report on Phantom Limb and Mirrors

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: -

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: [...]

New improved mirror

Reflex Pain Management Ltd, have replace the polyester mirror on their small folding mirror box with a thicker, better scratch resistant acrylic mirror.  Although this has added cost and value to the product they are keep the cost the same. But hurry they wouldn't say for now long. A folding mirror box is used for stroke rehabilitation, [...]

A little more about Mirror Box Therapy

A little more about Mirror Box Therapy | Daily Health Tips A mirror box is often a box with two mirrors inside the center (one facing each way), designed by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran to help you alleviate phantom ...

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