Posts Tagged ‘stroke rehabilitation’
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
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
Mirror Box Therapy showing signs of success in the treatment of Radial Nerve Palsy as well as phantom limb and stroke rehabilitation. mirror box
Mirror therapy boon for patients suffering from unilateral neglect Hindustan Times A recent study conducted by Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, has revealed that mirror therapy is proving beneficial for patients suffering from ...
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.... [...]
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 [...]
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 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... 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 ...
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