Effect of Mirror Therapy on Motor Function in Extremities and Daily Activities in Stroke Patients

Authors

  • Rakad Al-masaeed
  • Mohamed ALBashtawy
  • Nahla Al Ali
  • Khitam Ibrahem Mohammad
  • Bayan Albashtawy
  • Fadi Fawares
  • Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2993

Keywords:

Stroke, Mirror Therapy, Motor Function, Daily Activities

Abstract

Stroke is disease cause of partial loss some of brain functions that can lead to many of disorders, such as
motor, perception, language, sensory, and can lead to limitation in daily activities. Mirror therapy (MT) is a
new therapeutic method used for stroke patients. This short review was intended to assess the effect of the
MT on motor function in extremities and daily activities in stroke patients. The electronic searching was
conducted in Google Scholar and PubMed. this review paper confirmed that that apply of MT on stroke
patients give benefits and significant improve the some of motor function and some of daily activities.
Further studies are essential to verify MT long-term effects and its impact on daily activities among stroke
patients.

Author Biographies

Rakad Al-masaeed

RN, Master Student, Critical Care Nursing, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq,
Jordan

Mohamed ALBashtawy

Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan

Nahla Al Ali

AssociateProfessor, Community and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science & Technology,Jordan

Khitam Ibrahem Mohammad

Associate professor, Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing, University of Science & Technology,
Jordan

Bayan Albashtawy

Medical Intern, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan

Fadi Fawares

Nurse Educator at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

Assistance Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan

Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Al-masaeed, R. ., ALBashtawy, M. ., Ali, N. A. ., Mohammad, K. I. ., Albashtawy, B. ., Fawares, F. ., & Alkhawaldeh, A. . (2021). Effect of Mirror Therapy on Motor Function in Extremities and Daily Activities in Stroke Patients. Medico Legal Update, 21(3), 260-262. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2993

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