An Australian first University of Melbourne and Austin Health study will test home-based online rehabilitation with video games to give spinal cord injury patients the hope of regaining the movement of their hands.
More information about the launch of the Rejoyce Workstation can be found at http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/n-70.
B-roll footage of the Rejoyce Workstation in action is available at http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/broll/ep.
Produced by Rebecca Scott
Camera by Clive Banfield
Editing by Rob Cross
With thanks to:
Professor Mary Galea,Professor of Clinical Physiotherapy and Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Research Centre (University of Melbourne and Austin Health).
Special thanks to Jeanette Alexander (Physiotherapist, Austin Health), Gabriel Moraitis (study participant), Beth Atkins (Gabriels carer), Tessa Young (Corporate Communications, Austin Health) and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre.
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