Mental practice and transtibial amputee gait training

Can you think your way to better walking?

Mental practice (MP) may improve gait rehabilitation for persons with lower limb amputation if it is included as a part of the training program. The size and longevity of the mental affect may be related to the specific tasks trained, in this case, improvement in gait was only seen in the group where MP was related to walking.

 
 

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