Graded motor imagery is an approach used as part of the rehabilitation treatment of many persistent pain and movement problems such as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and phantom limb pain. Graded motor imagery is the process of training and re-training your brain and its many connections, and in this way can treat chronic pain. The following are examples of apps that use graded motor imagery. These apps are best used under the guidance of a health professional.
Note: there are a suite of Recognise apps by the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute (NOI) group. They have seperate apps for each body part such as Recognise Hand, Recognise Shoulder, Recognise Foot, Recognise Back, Recognise Neck and Recognise Knee.
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