Virtual exercises, real motivation: how a suburban hospital uses virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation

Virtual exercises, real motivation: how a suburban hospital uses virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation

David Gerfen dons a helmet and finds himself in a food truck, tasked with making a cheese and tomato sandwich to order. Transported to another virtual environment, Gerfen must use one hand to deflect a blue ball thrown at him like a pitching machine across a green field. Gerfen, 80, is not an avid player. …

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