Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wounded vets use Wii fit for Rehabilitation

Wii fit taking another great step helping wounded warriors, a new physical therapy treatment program at The Naval Health Clinic in Charleston, SC, includes activities on the Nintendo Wii Fit. Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Wise, physical therapy department head, said the interactive games will help wounded warriors address mobility and balance problems. Since the balance board on a Wii Fit shows were a participant’s center of gravity lies, it will be useful for soldiers who are severely injured or have lost a limb. more..