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What you see is what you get - 8/25/2008
What is this type of therapy is being demonstrated in this photo? And what are the basic goals?

Moderators Response:
Motor Imagery Rehabilitation using a mirror to facilitate function. In this photo, the involved hand is in the box and the non-injured hand is seen. The brain thinks the injured hand is performing the movements seen in the mirror. In general motor imagery focuses on: Conscious access to brain; Thinking - preparation and carrying out movement, Imaging or watching an activity, Start static posture then imagine it moving to learn more about motor imagery check out our Mirror Mirror on the Wall: Motor Imagery Program course
 
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8/25/2008
Dave
Mirror therapy. Usually used in RSD treatment.
8/25/2008
Anonymous
I've seen this used post amputation to decrease phantom pain, assuming that is a mirror in the picture.
8/25/2008
Anonymous
Mirror therapy....used to improve hand function/proprioception by involving the non involved extremity
8/25/2008
Alejandra from Argentina
Es la terapia del espejo. El objetivo es reestablecer el engrama motor a través del feedback que se origina a partir del estímulo visual. Se utiliza el patologías como el SDRC.
10/18/2008
Anonymous
using it to treat paradoxical ext, post tenolysis, pts create their own box for HEP
10/22/2008
Anonymous
Mirror therapy for phantom limb pain/sensations
11/13/2008
Anonymous
MIRROR THERAPY FOR RETRAINING.
11/12/2011
Anonymous
mirror therapy to promote correct movement
 
     
   
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