Rehab Management: Study results highlight virtual sailing’s benefits to SCI patients

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November 26, 2013
New research from a Kennedy Krieger team finds that a virtual sailing simulator helped individuals with paralysis learn adaptive sailing skills.

Alberto Recio, MD, RPT, PTRP, study author, physician [at] the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute, designates sports and recreation as very important components in the rehabilitation process. These components improve not only physical well-being, Recio says, but also improve overall quality of life for patients who have sustained SCIs. Read more.

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