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A Comparative Study of Mirror Therapy and Sham Therapy with Conventional Rehabilitation in Balance Ability for Geriatric Patients

Lokesh .R, P. Senthil Selvam

Abstract: Background of the studies: implication of mirror therapy and shyam therapy for stroke patients proves the changes in their functional activities. Aim and objective of the study: Aim of the study is to compare the effect of shyam therapy and mirror therapy with conventional rehabilitation in balance ability for geriatrics. Methods: 50 old aged peoples were selected based on criterias, splitted into two groups, and assessed with balance. Group A with shyam and conventional rehabilitation , then Group B with mirror and conventional rehabilitation, after 6 weeks again re assessed and results were interpreted Results: Group A pre test value was 8.36 and post valve was 10.52, Group B pre test value was 7 and post test value was 11.28. Conclusion: The statistical report reveals that Group b ( mirror therapy) shows significant changes when compared to group A.

Keywords: balance training, geriatrics, mirror therapy, shyam therapy

Country: India, Subject Area: Physiotherapy

Pages: 499 - 502

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Lokesh .R, P. Senthil Selvam, "A Comparative Study of Mirror Therapy and Sham Therapy with Conventional Rehabilitation in Balance Ability for Geriatric Patients", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i3/show_abstract.php?id=ART20196017, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 499 - 502

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