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Video Games Might Aid in Stroke Rehab
Date:4/8/2011

dent of the American Heart Association and chair of neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said, "This is provocative information that should move us toward larger randomized trials to evaluate the impact of virtual reality in stroke rehab."

Sacco added that many stroke patients don't get into rehab programs and might benefit from "innovative outpatient rehab approaches."

However, he is cautious about recommending virtual reality games as part of rehabilitation based on the meta-analysis.

"It's still premature today to have patients go out and buy virtual reality video games to improve motor function," Sacco said. "The message is still that continued rehabilitation exercises on your own still help months, even years, after a stroke."

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For more information on stroke, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

SOURCES: Gustavo Saposnik, M.D., director, Stroke Outcomes Research Unit, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada; Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., president, American Heart Association, and chairman, neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; April 7, 2011, Stroke, online


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