Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Alagumoorthi, G.


Does Wii Based Intervention Cause Meaningful Improvement in Functional Balance in Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease – A Systematic Review.

G. Alagumoorthi; DR. D. Beulah Jebakani; DR. Kumaresan A; S. Rathish; Prathap Suganthirababu; Vignesh Srinivasan; Priyadharshini Kumar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 450-470

Background
People suffering from Parkinson's disease with an unknown reason, have increased functional dependency due to falls and their quality of life is also reduced. Commercial gaming like Wii games are commonly used for rehabilitation of balance inorder to prevent falls.
 Objective
Wii, a portable videogame is a cost-effective balance training tool, however, evidence for meaningful improvement is inconclusive. This systematic review is to explore this evidence for the meaningful change in functional balance.