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ARTICLE: Effectiveness of Commercial Gaming-Based Virtual Reality Movement Therapy on Functional Recovery of Upper Extremity in Subacute Stroke Patients - Full Text

…To investigate the effectiveness of commercial gaming-based virtual reality (VR) therapy on the recovery of paretic upper extremity in subacute stroke patients…

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Stroke

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Reading is one of the most difficult things to do when you have hemianopsia. The problem is that every time you look at something, half of it disappears. 963 more words

Hemianopsia

Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week - Sept 8-14

Today is the beginning of “Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week”

There are many “invisible illnesses.”  Chronic means the illness doesn’t go away.  The person suffers 24/7.  363 more words

Advocacy

Physical activity in preventing and managing Alzheimer's disease

The Role of Physical Activity in the Prevention and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease—Implications for Ontario. Ontario Brain Institute. (2013).

“Approach: To better understand how physical activity can contribute to the prevention and management of Alzheimer’s disease, 871 research articles were reviewed. 140 more words

Older Adults

Fall Prevention and Dementia

   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults 65 and older fall every year and seniors go to the hospital five times more for fall-related injuries than any other causes.  337 more words

Elderly Care

First, I want to Thank Dave Murray for posting the following: Dave writes, “Sometimes, even the gutsiest of business owners need to be reminded of this:” “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” -Teddy Isaac Roosevelt… 983 more words

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