VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE REHABILITATION OF THE BALANCE OF PATIENTS POST STROKE: LITERATURE REVIEW

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  • Erika Pedreira Fonseca
  • Elen Beatriz Pinto Professor of EBMSP and UNEB

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https://doi.org/10.17267/2238-2704rpf.v4i3.505

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Virtual reality. Balance. Stroke

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Abstract: Introduction: The stroke can result in balance deficit disorders. The rehabilitation becomes indispensable for balance rehabilitation, and the virtual reality is one of the tools that can be used. Aim: systematize the knowledge on the virtual reality effect over the balance in patients after stroke. Method: a literature review was realized in the period April-May 2014, including original articles published from January 2004 to may 2014. Results: 24 articles were found, six remained for they met the inclusion criteria, four randomized clinical trials, a single-arm clinical trial, and a case report. Conclusion: it was seen that virtual reality can be a supporting tool to rehabilitate balance in these patients, for the purpose of training task-oriented and motivational nature.

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Elen Beatriz Pinto, Professor of EBMSP and UNEB

Physical Therapist,Doctor of Health Sciences, UFBa, Professor of EBMSP and UNEB   

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2015-03-09

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Fonseca, E. P., & Beatriz Pinto, E. (2015). VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE REHABILITATION OF THE BALANCE OF PATIENTS POST STROKE: LITERATURE REVIEW. Revista Pesquisa Em Fisioterapia, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.17267/2238-2704rpf.v4i3.505

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