According to the study conducted at the Indiana University School of Medicine, constant participation in playing games can be a helpful approach in treating individuals with illnesses such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. This alternative physical therapy will doubtlessly be more pleasurable and appreciated by these patients.
Game Therapy That Heals
A test was performed within the homes of three subjects, requiring them to carry out hand exercises by playing computer games five times a week for thirty minutes. The gaming consoles and gloves used were custom made for each of the three patients. This allows researchers to observe individual inputs and change the difficulty level of the challenges depending on the subject’s ability.» Read more