A comparison of the effects of mirror therapy and phantom exercises on phantom limb pai

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Anaforoglu Kulunkoglu B., ERBAHÇECİ F., Alkan A.

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, vol.49, no.1, pp.101-109, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1712-166
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-109


Background/aim: Although mirror therapy (MT) and phantom exercises (PE) have been shown to reduce pain, the efficacy of these methods in terms of pain, quality of life (QoL), and psychological status (PS) has not been investigated and compared to date. The aim of this study was to determine whether there is any difference between MT and PE in the treatment of phantom limb pain (PIP).