Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation

ISSN: 2573-0312

Open Access

B Ragamai

MNR Sanjeevani College of Physiotherapy,
Subedari, Warangal, Telangana

  • Research Article
    Comparison of Task Oriented Approach and Mirror Therapy for Post-stroke Hand Function Rehabilitation
    Author(s): B Ragamai and K MadhaviB Ragamai and K Madhavi

    Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of task-oriented therapy and mirror therapy on improving hand function in post-stroke patients. Methods: Total subjects 30 were randomly divided into two groups: the task-oriented group (15 patients) and the mirror therapy group (15 patients). The task-oriented group underwent task-oriented training for 45 mins a day for 5 days a week for 4 weeks. The mirror therapy group underwent a mirror therapy program under the same schedule as task-oriented therapy. The manual dexterity and motor functioning of the hand were evaluated before the intervention and 4 weeks after the intervention by using FMA (Fugl-Meyer assessment) and BBT (Box & Block test). Results: Hand function of all patients increased significantly after the 4-week intervention program o.. Read More»

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