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Interactive virtual reality Wii in geriatric day hospital: A study to assess its feasibility, acceptability and efficacy.

Geriatrics & Gerontology International2012 Apr 2 Chan TC, Chan F, Shea YF, Lin OY, Luk JK, Chan FH. Source Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Fung Yiu … Continue reading

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Game your way to healthy living

Friday, Nov 04, 2011, AsiaOne SINGAPORE – Exercising and working your body to better health does not have to be boring, as new gaming technologies being introduced in Singapore hospitals show. Using video games and interactive technologies to improve health … Continue reading

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Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation – Review

Copyright © 2011 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Kate E Laver, Stacey George, Susie Thomas, Judith E Deutsch, Maria Crotty +/- Click for more/less AbstractBackgroundVirtual reality and interactive video gaming have emerged as new treatment … Continue reading

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Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: Review

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Sep 7;9.Laver KE, George S, Thomas S, Deutsch JE, Crotty M.Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospitals, Daws Road, Daw Park, Adelaide, Australia, 5041.+/- Click for more/less AbstractBACKGROUND:Virtual reality and interactive … Continue reading

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Hi-tech stimuli help to dull the pain | The Australian

ASK neuroscientist Stuart Smith about the biggest problem with rehabilitation exercises for stroke patients and he’ll be blunt: they’re boring. Despite their effectiveness at improving motor control and reducing sensory and intellectual impairment, many stroke patients in Smith’s care find … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of a Wii balance board-based system (eBaViR) for balance rehabilitation: a pilot randomized clinical trial in patients with acquired brain injury. May 2011

Journal of Neuroengineering Rehabilitation. 2011 May 23;8(1):30 Gil-Gomez JA, Llorens R, Alcaniz M, Colomer C.+/- Click for more/less ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND:Acquired brain injury (ABI) is the main cause of death and disability among young adults. In most cases, survivors can experience … Continue reading

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