The Nintendo Wii and similar gaming systems have become increasingly popular in rehabilitation settings as therapists have recognized their potential for addressing a variety of treatment goals. This literature review focused on the use of the Wii to promote functional improvement in individuals with brain injuries. Positive outcomes related to physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning are described along with guidelines to assist therapists in structuring sessions for maximum benefit.
Author Sophia Kenuk, Rachael Borders, Kelsey Palmer, Rhonda Nelson
Volume Vol 49, No 3 (2015)