Tag Archives: Parkinsons

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RESEARCH: Pilot Study to Assess the Benefit of a Virtual Reality Game System, Nintendo Wii, on Balance and Gait in Persons With Parkinson’s Disease

Poster of research – available at http://scholarlyworks.lvhn.org/medicine/445 Publication/Presentation Date 6-2014 Published In/Presented At Barbour, P., Kerstetter, A., Tremblay, S., Danni, A., Hammer, J., & Weiss, M. (2014, June 8-12). Pilot study to assess benefit of virtual reality game system, wii, on … Continue reading

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RESEARCH: Feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Kinect Adventures!™ for people with Parkinson’s disease: a pilot study

Physiotherapy June 2014 Volume 100, Issue 2, Pages 162–168 Authors: J.E. Pompeu, L.A. Arduini, A.R. Botelho, M.B.F. Fonseca, S.M.A.A. Pompeu, C. Torriani-Pasin, J.E. Deutsch Abstract Objectives To assess the feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Microsoft Kinect Adventures™ for people … Continue reading

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RESEARCH: Retraining function in people with Parkinson’s disease using the Microsoft kinect: game design and pilot testing

Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2014; 11: 60. Brook Galna, Dan Jackson, Guy Schofield, Roisin McNaney, Mary Webster, Gillian Barry, Dadirayi Mhiripiri, Madeline Balaam, Patrick Olivier, and Lynn Rochester Abstract Background Computer based gaming systems, such as the Microsoft Kinect … Continue reading

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RESEARCH: Feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Kinect Adventures!™ for people with Parkinson’s disease: a pilot study.

Physiotherapy. 2014 Jun;100(2):162-8. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2013.10.003. Epub 2013 Dec 27. Feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Kinect Adventures!™ for people with Parkinson’s disease: a pilot study. Pompeu JE, Arduini LA, Botelho AR, Fonseca MB, Pompeu SM, Torriani-Pasin C, Deutsch JE. Full … Continue reading

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Advice and guidance for those using the Wii for rehab especially with Parkinsons Disease

With the Nintendo Wii being 5 years old (released 19th November 2006) it could be considered surprising that nothing yet has superseded it.  Five years in the life of technology is a long time, especially when considering the rate of change and development. Despite … Continue reading

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