Use of Nintendo's Wii video game system in rehab therapy for patients recovering from strokes, broken bones, surgery and even combat injuries.
Wiihabilitation is recommended by James Osborn, who oversees rehabilitation services at Herrin Hospital in southern Illinois. He says that using the game console's unique, motion-sensitive controller, Wii games require body movements similar to traditional therapy exercises. But patients become so engrossed mentally they're almost oblivious to the rigor(source Yahoo).
by Una Malachica February 08, 2008