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Cooroy hospital robotic rehab program uses virtual-reality technology to help stroke patients – ABC News

A small hospital in the Sunshine Coast hinterland is leading a new era in rehabilitation in Queensland by using a suite of gaming and virtual-reality machines to…

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A small hospital in the Sunshine Coast hinterland is leading a new era in rehabilitation in south-west Queensland by using a suite of gaming and virtual-reality machines to treat patients.
Key points:

  • Eden Private Hospital uses four high-tech robotic machines to treat patients with neurological conditions
  • Dr Phoebe Slape says the technology gives patients a greater volume of therapy over a shorter period of time
  • The robotics rehab program is seeing positive results in stroke patients whose recovery…

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