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The Nintendo Wii and Kinect are being used commonly throughout therapy and rehabilitation across many countries. The principles and reasons behind its use are universal and this website aims to promote its use to those unfamiliar with the console in rehab and to be a point of reference for those already using it.

The options in the therapy menu will take you to information pages regarding how the console can be used for different elements of rehabilitation. Links to others points of interest offer information that may complement the therapy specific advice.


Using the Wii within rehab

To get started and use either the Nintendo Wii or Kinect within rehab and therapy you need to have the right hardware and equipment.  You will find a shopping list of recommended items here for the Nintendo Wii and for the Kinect via a PC.



Using the Kinect within rehab

To get started and use either the Nintendo Wii or Kinect within rehab and therapy you need to have the right hardware and equipment.  You will find a shopping list of recommended items here for the Nintendo Wii and for the Kinect via a PC.



Required Kit and Shopping Lists

To get started and use either the Nintendo Wii or Kinect within rehab and therapy you need to have the right hardware and equipment.  You will find a shopping list of recommended items here for the Nintendo Wii and for the Kinect via a PC.





Adaptations to Wii Remotes

Adaptations are available for the Wii controllers.  They enable the user to access the buttons via external switches.  Controllers are made to request.  Click button for more details.
 

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BLOG

The health media continues to be interested in the developments involving technology within rehabilitation.  Current news pieces, videos and other information can be found on the WiiHabilitation Blog.

INFORMATION

Using technology as part of rehabilitation can be a successful tool.  Information on this website offers ideas and suggestions on how best to apply the beneficial features that technology offers.  Information is organised as per the activity you intend to work on or the condition that you are working with.

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