TITLE

Mirror therapy for patients with severe arm paresis after stroke – a randomized controlled trial

AUTHOR(S)
Thieme, Holm; Bayn, Maria; Wurg, Marco; Zange, Christian; Pohl, Marcus; Behrens, Johann
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Clinical Rehabilitation;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p314
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that assess the impact of individual or group mirror therapy on sensorimotor function, activities of daily living, quality of life and visuospatial neglect in patients with a serious arm paresis after stroke. It mentions that it was possible to structure mirror therapy as a group intervention even for stroke patients with severe motor impairment with no relevant differences in drop-out rate and compliance compared to the other groups.
ACCESSION #
86418552

 

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