Woman does walking rehab while engaged with computer game.

Turning Rehab Into a Game Keeps Patients Engaged

By on 05/12/2021

If a stroke, head trauma or other serious injury damages your ability to walk, lift your arm, or grasp objects with your hand, rehabilitation often can restore some or all of that function. But it takes work and patience.

That’s why MossRehab is incorporating more and more therapeutic gaming – tools that turn exercise into play with video simulations and rewards that are fun and engaging.

In a recent series of articles, the MossRehab blog describes the uses of gamification that are helping patients to stay motivated and achieve better results.

Read the series:

Therapeutic Gaming Part 1: Engaging Patients 

Therapeutic Gaming Part 2: Clinical Use 

Therapeutic Gaming Part 3: Leading the Future 

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