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Two separate physiatry studies have found that specialized computer/video games help both Parkinson’s patients and patients in intensive care units to improve movement function A study conducted by the University of California School of Nursing along with Red Hill Studios has shown that certain specialized computer games can assist Parkinson’s patients in improving their ability … Read more

On World Stroke Day, October 29, 2011, a physiatry facility in Los Angeles provided demonstrations of a robotic arm that assists people who have lost arm movement function following a stroke. The device is called the Myomo System, which is short for “My Own Motion,” and was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) … Read more