Stroke Rehabilitation

"Modified Home Video Game Shows Promise For Stroke Rehabilitation"

"Engineers at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, have modified a popular home video game system to assist stroke patients with hand exercises, producing a technology costing less than $600 that may one day rival systems 10 times as expensive.

Rutgers’ low-cost hand rehabilitation system is based on the commercially available Microsoft Xbox video game and Essential Reality P5 gaming glove that detects finger and wrist motions to manipulate on-screen images. The engineers made minor modifications to the equipment and created software that delivers two types of finger flexing exercises needed to help recover hand functions in stroke patients."

Read full article here: ScienceDaily

{One of my posts at "香港 (Hong Kong) 地區 Xbox 討論區" dated "09-02-2006, 2:49AM"}

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