This was a nice video explaining quickly how imagination and action activates the same neural pathways in our brains. Related to physical therapy treatments this means that patients can imagine movements and it will influence the physical action of that movement. If moving the right hand is painful, it is possible to use this in a graded, structured way to first imagine movement of the arm, without the brain producing pain, via mirrortherapy without producing pain, and later end at physical moving the arm painfree.
I got this via #Noigroup
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