Stroke research uses cyber space (29 Sep 2005)
The new technology will involve the patient wearing a head-mounted display which provides a sense of immersion into a virtual world.
The world could be a representation of an environment with which the patient is familiar, such as a kitchen, living room or supermarket, enabling the practice of movements needed to carry out daily chores such as making a cup of tea.
The patient will also wear a flexible glove connected to position and orientation sensors and a number of additional sensors will be attached to the patient's shoulder.
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