Virtual Rehabilitation and Conventional Therapeutic Exercises in the Treatment of Individuals Post Stroke


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  • Dos Santos LR, Carregosa AA, Masruha MR, Dos Santos PA, Da Silveira Coêlho ML, Ferraz DD, Da Silva Ribeiro NM. The Use of Nintendo Wii in the Rehabilitation of Poststroke Patients: A Systematic Review. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Oct;24(10):2298-305. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2015.06.010. Epub 2015 Aug 21. Pubmed ID:26303792
  • Kim K, Lee DK, Jung SI. Effect of coordination movement using the PNF pattern underwater on the balance and gait of stroke patients. J Phys Ther Sci. 2015 Dec;27(12):3699-701. doi: 10.1589/jpts.27.3699. Epub 2015 Dec 28. Pubmed ID:26834335
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