Home-based Virtual Reality Training After Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. have had a stroke (ischemic or hemorrhagic) resulting in physical impairment;
2. have enough preserved cognitive ability to learn VRT
3. are receiving inpatient or outpatient stroke rehabilitation services;
4. are able to stand independently for at least 2 minutes
5. have a study partner who could attend 2 training sessions with the participant and was able to be in the home with the participant while doing VRT;
6. can read, speak and understand English;
7. live within 50 km of Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital;
8. are able and willing to attend 4 appointments at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital (2 for assessment; 2 for training);
9. will not be travelling away from home for more than 2 days a week for the duration of the study;
10. have enough space in their home to do VRT safely.

Exclusion Criteria

1. have an unstable medical condition, seizures or vertigo,
2. are unable to perform mild to moderate exercise safely.