Immersive Virtual Reality for individuals with spinal cord injuries

  title={Immersive Virtual Reality for individuals with spinal cord injuries},
  author={Alexa Piccoli and Gary J. Samuels and A. Mirakaj and A. Hinkson and Michelle Pichardo and Smita Khot and Jean F. Coppola and David Putrino},
  journal={2017 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference (LISAT)},
Immersive Virtual Reality (VR) is an emerging technology with the potential to have a major impact in healthcare. Immersive VR is the best way for patients who are incapable of doing a certain task for their rehabilitation, to engage in a fun and enjoyable environment to improve their quality of life. Clinicians have found spinal cord injury patient interaction with VR environments challenging due to the nature of spinal cord injuries and the degree in which individuals with them can move. Due… CONTINUE READING


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