Wii board helps physios strike a balance after strokes

2019-03-01 04:10:00

By Paul Marks WHEN Ross Clark read in New Scientist (29 March 2008, p 26) that the US military considered the Nintendo Wiimote controller accurate enough to control bomb disposal robots, it set him thinking. Could the Wii’s skiing and snowboarding attachment, the balance board, help rehabilitate people who have had a stroke? “I wanted to know if it would be any good for assessing the standing balance of patients,