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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

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. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/mirror-therapy-relieve-arthritis/story?id=16720030

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: - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15938103

Mirror therapy may help to reduce the pain of arthritis

Mirror therapy may help to reduce the pain of arthritis

Scientists have demonstrated a cheap and simple therapy that uses an optical illusion to ease joint pain and stiffness in people with arthritis. The results of a small pilot study suggest the technique could help millions of people who experience the pain of inflamed joints without resorting to higher doses of painkillers and steroids, the most [...]

Folding Mirror Therapy Box now on Amazon

Reflex Pain Managements excellent folding mirror therapy box is now available via Amazon :-http://www.amazon.co.uk/Folding-Mirror-Therapy-Hand-Wrist/dp/B005IFDFA4/ref=sr_1_27?ie=UTF8&qid=1315930356&sr=8-27 Mirror Box Therapy is used for many conditions including, phantom limb pain; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and for [...]

Medium Folding Mirror Box Now in Stock

Medium Folding Mirror Box Now in Stock

Reflex Pain Management now has a medium sized mirror therapy box for sale on their website, this size is suitable for hand, elbow, foot and ankle rehabilitation. More versatile than the smaller unit making it ideal for the professional therapist. The unit is still very portable and fold in seconds. For more information CLICK [...]

Walter Reed Army Medical Center reported

Consider "Mirror Therapy" for Phantom Limb Pain in the ICU ... Investigators at Walter Reed Army Medical Center have reported that mirror therapyfor phantom limb pain was strikingly effective in a randomized, ... www.internalmedicinenews.com/.../5697ded167.html

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