Journal of Physical Therapy Science
Online ISSN : 2187-5626
Print ISSN : 0915-5287
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Effect of mirror therapy and electrical stimulation on upper extremity function in stroke with hemiplegic patient: a pilot study
Young-Rim PaikJeong-Hoon LeeDoo-Ho LeeHee-Su ParkDong-Hwan Oh
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2017 Volume 29 Issue 12 Pages 2085-2086

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[Purpose] This study investigated the effects of mirror therapy and neuromuscular electrical stimulation on upper extremity function in stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] This study recruited 8 stroke patients. All patients were treated with mirror therapy and neuromuscular electrical stimulation five times per week for 4 weeks. Upper limb function evaluation was performed using upper extremity part of fugl meyer assessment. [Results] Before and after intervention, fugl meyer assessment showed significant improvement. [Conclusion] In this study, mirror therapy and neuromuscular electrical stimulation are effective methods for upper extremity function recovery in stroke patients.

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© 2017 by the Society of Physical Therapy Science. Published by IPEC Inc.
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