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Volume:2 Issue:2 Number:25 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #4487
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Motor recovery and functional abilities of the hand improved with mirror therapy


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OrthoEvidence. Motor recovery and functional abilities of the hand improved with mirror therapy. ACE Report. 2013;2(2):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4487

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effect of mirror therapy on hand function in patients with hand orthopaedic injuries: a randomized controlled trial

Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Jan 22

Contributing Authors: HR Rostami A Arefi S Tabatabaei

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Synopsis

30 patients who had suffered orthopaedic hand trauma were randomized to receive a standard rehabilitation programme or mirror therapy (MT) to determine its effect on short-term motor recovery and functional outcomes. Total active motion (TAM) and DASH scores were recorded at the end of the 3 week programs and then an additional 3 weeks post-intervention. The results suggested that MT significantly...

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