Computer Game Helps Stroke Victims

Posted by | May 17, 2012

People who suffer a stroke tend to lose control of their arms and hands, as the wiring in their brain is destroyed. Rehabilitation involves rebuilding that wiring and recovering motor function through exercise. Most patients find these exercises dull and boring, and have a hard time keeping them up outside the hospital. A new video game seems to be changing that. BBC News has the story.


1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    May 17, 2012 6:14 am

    The great power of video games is they can make repetitive exercises and actions into good fun, instead of a dull slog. Video games are also good at rewarding players for their hard work. This is a perfect fit for physical therapy and rehabilitation.

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