Being a stroke survivor can be very debilitating. Usually a stroke affects one of the two side of the brain, and each part of the brain controls the opposite side of the body: Thus a stroke on left side of brain will affect the right side of the body and visa versa.
How do you treat a stroke?
There are many stroke therapies and methods of stroke rehabilitation available; your medical advisor or physiotherapist will advise you of these. Mirror box therapy provides a form of self-physiotherapy
Find out more about how Mirror Box Therapy can help provide Stroke Rehabilitation Exercises
Stroke Recovery Exercises
Using a mirror box is easy, by placing the injured limb (hand or foot) in the box and your uninjured limb in front of the mirror. Then using BOTH limbs begin to do the gentle symmetrical exercises that your physiotherapist has suggested for you.
LOOK at the mirror and note the mirror image of your good extremity moving normally.
Find out more about mirror box therapy at: Reflex Pain Management