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Volume:30 Issue:11 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12524
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Increased Functionality and Strength in Non-Dominant Hand with Virtual Reality Video-Game Therapy

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Video game-based therapy for the non-dominant hand improves manual skills and grip strength.

Hand Surg Rehabil. 2020 Sep;39(4):265-269.

Contributing Authors: H Bostanci A Emir D Tarakci E Tarakci

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Thirty healthy patients were included in this randomized trial comparing 8 weeks of virtual reality (VR) video game based therapy and control with regards to the improvement of non-dominant hand function and grip strength. Outcomes of interest included the Jebsen Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHFT) sub-scores and total score, as well as hand grip strength, tip grip strength, key grip strength and tr...

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