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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:16 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12708
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Mental Imagery Training Improves Pain In Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

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OrthoEvidence. Mental Imagery Training Improves Pain In Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):16. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12708

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Mental Imagery as a Rehabilitative Therapy for Neuropathic Pain in People With Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2020 Nov;34(11):1038-1049.

Contributing Authors: J Kaur S Ghosh AK Sahani JK Sinha

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Forty-four patients with spinal cord injury and subsequent neuropathic pain were randomized to receive mental imagery training (n=22) or control (n=22) for the improvement of neuropathic pain and quality of life. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) and Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) total score and sub-scores, the Neuropathic Pain Symptom I...

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