Mirror Therapy for Neurologic and Orthopaedic Disorders: Past, Present and Future
Eric Altschuler, MD, PhD is Associate Chief and Residency Program Director in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Metropolitan Hospital and a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Altschuler is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostic medicine. In addition to clinical work in general PM&R and electro-diagnostics, Dr. Altschuler is a widely published and recognized expert in clinically applied and basic cognitive neuroscience. Dr. Altschuler was the first to report the use of mirror therapy for hemiparesis following stroke and for a combination amputation/orthopaedic injury. Dr. Altschuler was the first to publish the use of pet assisted (animal assisted) therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) now in wide use for patients across the world. Dr. Altschuler will speak tonight on Mirror Therapy for Neurologic and Orthopaedic Disorders: Past, Present and Future.