Gesturetek Health - Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cortical reorganization induced by virtual reality therapy in a child with hemiparetic cerebral palsy

Sung H You Pt Phd, Sung Ho Jang Md, Yun-Hee Kim Md Phd, Yong-Hyun Kwon Pt Ms, Irene Barrow Phd, Mark Hallett Md

Abstract: Virtual reality (VR) therapy is a new, neurorehabilitation intervention aimed at enhancing motor performance in children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy (CP). This case report investigated the effects of VR therapy on cortical reorganization and associated motor function in an 8-year-old male with hemiparetic CP.

Virtual Reality Program Improves Balance & Mobility of Youth with Cerebral Palsy

Marie Brien, Ottawa Children's Treatment Center

Abstract: This study done in Summer 2009 examined the effect of intensive short duration virtual reality therapy using GestureTek's IREX Interactive Rehabilitation & Exercise System on males 13 to 18 years old.