VR HELPS WITH HAPPINESS AND MOBILITY
20.1% improvement in motor function after VR
Continued improvement over time
Articles on the effective use of Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation
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VR VERSUS CONVENTIONAL THERAPY
"We conducted a systematic search for randomized controlled trials with adult stroke patients to analyze the effect of specific virtual reality (SVR) and non specific virtual reality (NSVR).
Our results suggest that SVR systems are more beneficial than conventional therapy for upper-limb recovery, whereas NSVR systems are not.
WELLBEING IN OLDER ADULTS IN CARE
" The literature on the potential of VR in relation to the well-being of various populations, including older adults, is promising and has applications in terms of pain management, adherence to physical activity, improving physical, mental and cognitive health, and potentially reducing social isolation.
“VR systems incorporate several theories of neuroscience and motor learning. The games allow for task-oriented practice, repetitive, intensive yet modifiable difficulty to promote an optimal practice schedule.”
“According to the pilot study and the psychological flow data collected, the VR software can motivate the intended users by providing artificial VR scenes with surreal enjoyable tasks that are logically compact, with a sense of reward and achievement after overcoming challenges.”