A Low Cost Virtual Reality System for Home Based Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb Following Stroke "WiiSTAR"


Phase 1 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- confirmed diagnosis of stroke, no longer receiving any other intensive rehabilitation (intermediate care, early supported discharge) still experiencing residual upper limb dysfunction.

Exclusion Criteria

- no detectable movement in the upper limb; premorbid disability in upper limb function; severe symptomatic arm or shoulder pain; severe visual impairments; other neurological illnesses such as head injury or multiple sclerosis; unstable medical condition; psychiatric illness; epilepsy triggered by screen images; cardiac pacemaker; unable to tolerate sitting in a chair for 30 minutes or follow a two stage command or living in a care home.