Contact: Carl Blesch
Caption: Ciprian Docan, a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, demonstrates a modified home video game system to assist stroke patients with hand exercises. The system, costing less than $600, may one day rival systems 10 times as expensive. It is an example of virtual rehabilitation, which combines virtual reality with traditional therapy techniques.
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