A comparison of neural mechanisms in mirror therapy and movement observation therapy.

  title={A comparison of neural mechanisms in mirror therapy and movement observation therapy.},
  author={Jing Wang and Claire Fritzsch and Johannes Bernarding and Susanne Holtze and Karl H. Mauritz and Maddalena Brunetti and Christian Dohle},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={45 4},
OBJECTIVE To compare lateralized cerebral activations elicited during self-initiated movement mirroring and observation of movements. SUBJECTS A total of 15 right-handed healthy subjects, age range 22-56 years. METHODS Functional imaging study comparing movement mirroring with movement observation, in both hands, in an otherwise identical setting. Imaging data were analysed using statistical parametric mapping software, with significance threshold set at p < 0.01 (false discovery rate) and… 

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