International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019,

Pages: 499 - 502

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