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Rehabilitation strategies for Korsakoff syndrome: Earth buttons exercise

The patient demonstrates the Earth buttons exercise that helps in improving mental alertness and whole-body orientation. This is often used as a gym exercise in early elementary education. The patient is asked to place his right hand on his lips and his left hand on his navel and then to use his hands to perform small, circular motions. (Source: Burile GC, Arya N, Seth NH, Fating T. Rehabilitation strategies for Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome: physiotherapy interventions and management approaches. Cureus 2024;16[2]:e53948. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International [CC BY 4.0] license,

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