Computer games aid stroke recovery

Computer games can speed up and improve a patient’s recovery from paralysis after a stroke. Six months after a stroke, 80 to 90% of patients have difficulty moving their hands and arms. The US researchers found that after training for two-three hours a day for eight days, all patients in the study showed increased control of hand and arm during reaching. They all had better stability of the damaged limb, and greater smoothness and efficiency of movement.

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