International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015


Mirror Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation

Dr. Charu Chopra PT | Dr. Savita Tamaria PT


Abstract: This paper discusses about one of the upcoming therapies i. e. Mirror Therapy in rehabilitation of Stroke. Many researches have been conducted so far in acute, sub-acute or chronic stage but it is still unclear as to which one is benefitted the most. The methodology and the mechanism by which mirror therapy works have been discussed. Most of the evidence for mirror therapy is from studies with weak methodological quality. The present review showed a trend that mirror therapy is effective in treatment of stroke patients whereas the effectiveness in other patient groups has yet to be determined.


Keywords: Stroke, Mirror Therapy, Mirror Visual Feedback MVF, Hemiparesis, Mirror Neurons


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,


Pages: 660 - 663


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