Home Rehabilitation for Stroke Using Virtual Reality Gaming Technology (Wii) May Be a Useful Rehabilitation Strategy

March 2010
MD Conference Express;Mar2010, p22
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the effectiveness of virtual reality therapy in stroke patients as a method for home rehabilitation. The study recruited patients who experienced mild to moderate stroke with arm deficit and were subjected to virtual reality therapy using the Wii system (VRWii) or recreational therapy, such as playing cards or Jenga. The results show that VWRii may be useful in home rehabilitation, which focuses on the promotion of motor function.


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