Virtual Reality Shows Promise for Stroke Recovery (incl. video)

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“New therapeutic devices for stroke recovery, made possible by advances in hardware and software, are transforming the typically low-tech world of stroke rehabilitation.

Recovering from a stroke can be an arduous process. A device developed by researchers at NYU’s Rusk Rehabilitation is one of many new technologies that aim to keep patients engaged and motivated.

Though the tools are still in the early stages, doctors say that they can be more motivating and engaging for patients than current standard therapies, and that they hold promise for stroke survivors who are too injured for traditional therapy.”

Photo/Video: Denise Blostein at The Wall Street Journal

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/high-tech-tools-show-promise-for-stroke-recovery-1466993040