using gaming systems for rehabilitation
February 12, 2014
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Dr. Passmore dropped in last week and discussed the use of the nintendo wii gaming platforms in hospitals and rehab facilities. professionals in the field are using the devices for to get patients moving after strokes & injuries; they’re also using them to work on kinesthetic sequencing, and in speech and recreational therapies.
this is a growing trend in the field…some research may be found here: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=wii+rehabilitation&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C37&as_sdtp=