Neuroplasticity and its Applications for Rehabilitation

Contrary to common ideas as expressed in this ...

Contrary to common ideas as expressed in this diagram, brain functions are not confined to certain fixed locations. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Neuroplasticity and its applications for rehabilitation:
In the January edition of the American Journal of Therapeutics Symposium: Stroke Management, Dr. Young and Dr. Tolentino of Rush University report on neuroplasticity and its applications for rehabilitation a. The report describes the various studies on neuro plasticity and the variety of interventions nd physical therapy soltuions now available.

The HandTutor system is a physical therapy product that uses the proven concept of active intensive exercise practice. However the power of the dedicated rehabilitation software is the fact the exercise task provides the patient with real time instructions on how to move their arm and fingers. The tasks can be customized so that the difficulty level will exercise the patients exact movement dysfunction.  In addition augmented feedback is provided on the result of the patient’s movement and on the patients movement performance this motivates and stimulate patients to continue task practice. See and


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