Intervention Protocol

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

  1. Lieszel Plumbe1,*,
  2. Susan Peters1,
  3. Sally Bennett2,
  4. Bill Vicenzino3,
  5. Michel W Coppieters1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010329


How to Cite

Plumbe L, Peters S, Bennett S, Vicenzino B, Coppieters MW. Mirror therapy, graded motor imagery and virtual illusion for the management of chronic pain (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010329. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010329.

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    University of Queensland, Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Physiotherapy, St Lucia, 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.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

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Abstract

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  2. 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.