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Lesson 14: Mental Practice, Action Observation, and Mirror Therapy

Objectives for this Lesson:  By the end of this lesson, attendees will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between Mental Practice (MP), Action Observation (AO), and Mirror Therapy (MT).
  2. Describe the basic application of MP, AO, and MT.

Mental Practice. AO, Mirror Therapy Handouts

Additional Materials:

mp3 of grasping a cup (feel free to download and use!)

Action Observation Video File Example (feel free to download and use!)

Review paper discussing the efficacy of mental practice for the more affected upper and lower extremity