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Physical Therapy Using Wii Fit

Posted by: , 04:56 AEDT, Thu January 8, 2009

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Hospitals are starting to use Nintendo's Wii Fit in physical therapy routines to improve the rehabilitation process

A hospital in England has been using the Wii Fit as a way to help people get more comfortable with their new prosthetic limbs, claiming that the balance board helps people understand how to use and control a replacement limb better and retain balance.

I would have much rather played on a Wii Fit in physical therapy than run on a treadmill for 20 minutes straight.  I foresee the Wii Fit greatly helping the rehabilitation industry on all levels.


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