photo2-copy-600x400Clinicians and game developers at USC (University of Southern California) are teaming up to advance and validate video games for rehabilitation, a segment in the games-for-health industry that is helping stroke patients, paraplegics and others regain their dexterity through play.

The USC therapists and technicians have teamed to develop Mystic Isle, a game that quantifies and tracks patients’ movement in space as they tackle a series of rehab exercises.

Mystic Isle is being played in clinics all over the world as patients recover from the physical and cognitive effects of stroke.

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