Mirror therapy, graded motor imagery and virtual illusion for the management of chronic pain

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Authors

  • Lieszel Plumbe,

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    1. The University of Queensland, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    • Lieszel Plumbe, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. l.plumbe@uq.edu.au.

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  • Susan Peters,

    1. The University of Queensland, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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  • Sally Bennett,

    1. University of Queensland, Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Bill Vicenzino,

    1. The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Physiotherapy, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
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  • Michel W Coppieters

    1. The University of Queensland, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To examine the efficacy of mirror therapy, graded motor imagery, and virtual illusion for improving pain and function levels in chronic pain states, including, but not limited to, chronic regional pain syndrome, phantom limb pain and brachial plexus avulsion injury.