The HandTutor system is being used to treat MS patients and the virtual task practice trains motor, sendory and cognitive movement impairments

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In the April edition of the J Int Neuropsychol Soc Dr. Benedict and his team from Buffalo School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, and the Jacobs Neurological Institute, Buffalo, New York found that processing speed and executive function tests were significant predictors of lower and upper motor function in both healthy and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients. The cognitive tests predicted variability in motor function after controlling for disease duration and physical disability which has implications for risk assessment and treatment of mobility dysfunction in MS.

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