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Editorial: Medicine is exploring the wonderful possibilities of virtual reality

Editorial: Medicine is exploring the wonderful possibilities of virtual reality

This editorial is the consensus opinion of the Editorial Board of the Daily Herald Some of the most exciting things to read are advances in medicine – the new discoveries and technologies that allow more people to survive disease and disaster, and ultimately live less compromised, more fulfilling lives. What fills us with gratitude and …

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WATCH: The photo gallery of the week in pictures from September 19 to 25, 2022.

WATCH: The photo gallery of the week in pictures from September 19 to 25, 2022.

Virtual reality has nothing to do with the reality of the La Semaine en images photo gallery from September 19 to 25, 2022. Elmhurst resident David Gerfen uses a 3D virtual reality device for stroke rehabilitation at Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer Jenna Shilts of Benet Academy hits …

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Virtual exercises, real motivation: how a suburban hospital uses virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation

Virtual exercises, real motivation: how a suburban hospital uses virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation

David Gerfen dons a helmet and finds himself in a food truck, tasked with making a cheese and tomato sandwich to order. Transported to another virtual environment, Gerfen must use one hand to deflect a blue ball thrown at him like a pitching machine across a green field. Gerfen, 80, is not an avid player. …

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