Maximizing Stroke Rehabilitation: Principles, Potential Factors, and Planning

The primary goal of stroke rehabilitation is to maximize patients’ physical, mental, social, occupational, private, and educational potential according to their wishes and life plans. Basic Principles of Rehabilitation: Ensuring the planning and execution of treatments for comorbid diseases. Preventing or minimizing secondary complications. Replacing lost motor function. Compensating for sensory and perceptual losses. Ensuring…

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Mirror Therapy for Stroke Patients

Mirror therapy was initially introduced in 1996 by Ramachandran et al. as a treatment for phantom pain after amputation. Since then, it has been utilized for various other conditions, including complex regional pain syndrome, severe hyperesthesia after hand injuries, rehabilitation of the hemiplegic side in patients with cerebrovascular accidents (CVO), and the treatment of peripheral…

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