Wii-based Movement Therapy for stroke rehabilitation

Neuroscience Research Australia’s Dr Penelope McNulty is using Wii-based movement therapy to help those living with stroke related disabilities regain use of their affected limbs.

The focus of Neuroscience Research Australia, or NeuRA, has always been on neuroscience. We conduct clinical and laboratory research into neurological, psychiatric and psychological disorders.

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8 Comments

  1. chamogul on March 15, 2021 at 10:15 pm

    Thank you so much!!!!

  2. Aleen Bazzi on March 15, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    so inspiring!

  3. Penelope McNulty on March 15, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Hi Alessandro. This video is from our old wireless telemetry system. The belt holds the data transmitter and the laces are the connectors between the transducers and the transmitter. Our new system is completely wireless and so much easier both for the patient and the researchers.

  4. FrizzlyBoo on March 15, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    just rotten

  5. G S on March 15, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    1:07 If I saw that in person I would take the controller out of her hand and turn off the console.

  6. pebre79 on March 15, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    I bought one to help w my therapy haha

  7. Tom Johnson on March 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    This video has given me some hope for a close friend of mine dealing with ALS. I’d like to know if there have been any new developments in using game technology for non-stroke patients. I’ll email you directly about this.
    Thanks so much for some encouraging news! Those two-week results are amazing!

  8. A. Y. Kay on March 15, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Three years ago, my right arm was numb, and my shoulder was completely flaccid. Way down on Australia, you’ve been treated a healthy stroke heroes! The 27 days?! Wow. I was in my hospital bed. Way to go, McNutty!

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