Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation —Using Technology to Enhance Function

Virtual reality (VR) in rehabilitation capitalizes on rapidly evolving technologies to maximize function and quality of life. Virtual Reality Environments (VEs) have been suggested to be the closest human equivalent of enriched environments [1,2], which are known to be invaluable in promoting recovery, an idea first suggested in 1996 [3]. The use of VR allows designing personalized training environments combining elements such as practice intensity, variability, and task-specificity, in addition to motivation and feedback.
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