Wii balance board rated suitable replacement for clinical force platforms

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Wii balance board rated suitable replacement for clinical force platforms
Wii balance board rated suitable replacement for clinical force platforms
Physical therapists often use force platforms to assess residents' balance, posture and rehabilitation progress. However, the high cost of these products—several thousand dollars on average—has limited their use. But researchers at the University of Melbourne recently concluded that Nintendo's Wii Balance Board can provide results “suitable for clinical testing” at a fraction of the cost.
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