C02 Mirror therapy

27.09.2011 22:54

Autoři/Authors: Grünert-Plüss N., Grünert J.

Pracoviště/Workplace: Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland

Délka prezentace/presentation time: 20 min.


Mirror therapy, first described in phantom limb pain is also known in CRPS. But there is a benefit of reducing pain and regaining function in many diagnoses in hand rehabilitation. Pioneering studies and the application of mirror therapy for different clinical problems and their use are introduced. Underpinning principles and research results are presented. A protocol will be introduced and the results of a series of over 120 patients are discussed.

But where is the evidence in Mirror Therapy? An overview in the actual literature shall focus on this important aspect. The participants learn the concept of Mirror therapy and get the opportunity to experience the mirror themselves in a practical session.