Mirror Therapy (MT) movement performance and motor control

Published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 02/25/2013, Dr. Wu and team from Department of Occupational Therapy Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan look at the Effects of Mirror Therapy on Motor and Sensory Recovery in Chronic Stroke. The group compare the outcomes of movement performance, motor control, sensory recovery, and performance of activities of daily living using Fugl-Meyer Assessment (FMA), MAL and ABILHAND measures of daily hand use. Chronic stroke patients with mild to moderate motor impairment were treated at an intensity of 1.5 hours/day, 5 days/week, for 4 weeks with task-oriented upper extremity training and Mirror therapy.  The occupational therapists concluded that MT after stroke might result in beneficial effects on movement performance and motor control.

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