Immersive Virtual Reality May Improve Treadmill Gait Training

Immersive Virtual Reality May Improve Treadmill Gait Training

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Immersive Virtual Reality May Improve Treadmill Gait Training

Immersive virtual reality may make treadmill exercise more engaging and effective for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) or other conditions that can make walking difficult, according to new research. The findings were published in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, in the study “Immersive virtual reality during gait rehabilitation increases walking speed and motivation: a usability evaluation with healthy participants and patients with multiple sclerosis and stroke.” MS and other neurological impairments, such as stroke, can…

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