Virtual Reality Games Take Aim at Trunk Control in Parkinson’s

Virtual Reality Games Take Aim at Trunk Control in Parkinson’s

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Virtual Reality Games Take Aim at Trunk Control in Parkinson’s

A Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) team is developing immersive virtual reality “games” to help those with movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. Led by James S. Thomas, PhD, a physical therapy professor, the multidisciplinary science team at VCU’s Motor Control Lab in the College of Health Professions hope these games will aid people with poor trunk control due to orthopedic or neurological disorders with everyday movement. “You feel like you’re playing a game, but what’s happening…

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