Nakisha Gutierrez, Mary Hildebrand, Cora Finley; Preliminary Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) Comparing Task-Based and Exercise-Based Mirror Therapy (MT). Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311520418. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3035
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Date Presented 04/04/19
Mirror therapy (MT) is an evidence-based intervention for upper-extremity (UE) hemiparesis after stroke; however, few MT studies have utilized task-based activities. An RCT was conducted comparing subjects with UE hemiparesis poststroke who performed task-based MT (n=5) and exercise-based MT (n=3). Preliminary results have found significant improvement in all subjects on the COPM, ARAT, and SF-36, but no differences have been found between the two groups. Additional data is being collected.
Primary Author and Speaker: Nakisha Gutierrez
Additional Authors and Speakers: Mary Hildebrand
Contributing Authors: Cora Finley
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