Virtual reality-based approaches to enable walking for people poststroke

J. E. Deutsch, A. Mirelman

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Several approaches have been developed and implemented to use virtual reality for rehabilitation of walking for people poststroke. The purpose of this article is to compare and contrast these approaches by describing the virtual reality technology and evaluating the evidence to support its use. Early findings are encouraging but await verification, refinement, and extension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-53
Number of pages9
JournalTopics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Ambulation
  • Hemiplegia
  • Locomotion
  • Stroke
  • Virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Community and Home Care
  • Clinical Neurology


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