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Study: Nintendo Wii Game Improves Balance for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Study: Nintendo Wii Game Improves Balance for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Nintendo Wii Balance Boards may be on the Christmas wish lists of many children this year. But for kids with spastic hemiplegia, a type of cerebral palsy, the game has shown to be an effective form of therapy according to researchers from Chile. Published in the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, a new study analyzed 32 cerebral palsy patients randomly selected to receive six weeks of either “Wii-therapy” or standard physiotherapy sessions. Compared to patients who received standard physiotherapy, Wii-therapy “significantly improved standing balance in children and adolescents with CP,” the authors wrote in their report. Another perk? The program is easy to transfer to physiotherapists and rehabilitation centers.

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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