Category Archives: therapy

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RESEARCH: Usability evaluation of a kinematics focused Kinect therapy program for individuals with stroke.

Technology and Health Care. 2014 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] Brokaw EB, Eckel E, Brewer BR. Abstract BACKGROUND: Continued and frequent use of the affected arm can result in increased function after stroke. However, long-term access to therapy is … Continue reading

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Kinecto Therapy – Rehab with the Kinect

http://www.kinectotherapy.in/

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About WHI’s Reflexion — the Rehab Measurement Tool

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A feasibility study of an upper limb rehabilitation system using kinect and computer games.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 Aug;2012:1286-9. Pastor I, Hayes HA, Bamberg SJ. +/- Click for more/less AbstractA new low-cost system for rehabilitation of the impaired upper limb for stroke survivors is presented. A computer game was developed … Continue reading

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Nintendo Wii rehabilitates stroke victims

Jan. 9, 2013, 4:30 a.m. UP TO 20 stroke victims are being sought for a new rehabilitation program that uses Nintendo Wii being trialled in Armidale. Penelope McNulty, a neurophysiologist at Neuroscience Research Australia, said between 60 and 90 people … Continue reading

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Validity of the Microsoft Kinect for assessment of postural control.

Gait Posture. 2012 Jul;36(3):372-7. Clark RA, Pua YH, Fortin K, Ritchie C, Webster KE, Denehy L, Bryant AL. Source: Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia +/- Click for more/less AbstractClinically … Continue reading

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Balance recovery through virtual stepping exercises using Kinect skeleton tracking: a follow-up study with chronic stroke patients.

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;181:108-12. Lloréns R, Alcañiz M, Colomer C, Navarro MD. Source Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain. +/- Click for more/less AbstractStroke patients often suffer from hemiparesis, which affects their balance condition and consequently their self-dependency and … Continue reading

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How Wii-habilitation can get Patients on the Road to Recovery.

Many techniques are used in the rehabilitation of patients. Some, as you might expect, are more traditional and commonplace than others. However, did you know that some NHS health trusts are now using the Nintendo Wii to assist in the … Continue reading

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On-line Wiihabilitation course

Click here for on-line Wiihabilitation course, courtesy of Care2Learn Written by Geoff Mosley, PT, NCS

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OTs Wii too

The vast majority of emails, queries or comments received through the Wiihabilitation are either members of the public or physiotherapists.  A handful of Occupational Therapists have been in touch and it would be inaccurate not to acknowledge them.  The website is written … Continue reading

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