Health

Physiotherapy could be done at home using virtual reality

Virtual reality could help physiotherapy patients complete their exercises at home successfully thanks to researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, who managed to combine VR technology with 3-D motion capture.

Biomedical technology

3D printed gloves for rehabilitating stroke patients

Stroke is India's third leading cause of death and the sixth leading cause of disability. Physiotherapy is one of the few treatments available for rehabilitating stroke victims and patients with physical injuries. However, ...

Health

Mix of in-person and remote physio 'safe and acceptable'

A University of Manchester evaluation of remote physiotherapy services used across the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the mix of inpatient and remote care was safe and acceptable for patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physiotherapy's vital role in treating long COVID

As more about the effects of long COVID is learnt, it is apparent that cardio-respiratory physiotherapists have an essential role in helping people recover from the virus, a University of Otago physiotherapy specialist says.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Transforming treatments for Parkinson's disease

A revolutionary approach to targeting and treating walking problems in people with Parkinson's disease is being developed at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

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