Evidence for a subcortical origin of mirror movements after stroke: a longitudinal study

Published: 31/01/2018
Evidence for a subcortical origin of mirror movements after stroke: a longitudinal study
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract Following a stroke, mirror movements are unintended movements that appear in the non-paretic hand when the paretic hand voluntarily moves. Mirror movements have previously been linked to overactivation of sensorimotor areas in the non-lesioned hemisphere. In this study, we hypothesized that mirror movements might instead have a subcortical origin, and are the by-product of subcortical mot

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