Comparative Efficacy Study of Action Observation Therapy and Mirror Therapy After Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. diagnosed as having a unilateral stroke
2. 1 to 6 months after stroke onset
3. from 20 to 80 years of age
4. a baseline score of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment (FMA) of 20 to 60
5. able to follow the study instructions (measured by the Montreal Cognitive Assessment)
6. capable of participating in therapy and assessment sessions

Exclusion Criteria

1. patients with global or receptive aphasia
2. severe neglect
3. major medical problems, or comorbidities that influenced UE usage or caused severe pain