Gran Turismo 5 will be developed to treat spinal cord injury

Not long ago, the media reported that there is the doctor practice hand function by CS to get minimally invasive surgical operation awards, causing the player hot discussion. Coincidentally, the game will once again be merit for medical.
Recently, Singapore’s Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s occupational physicians are using a new tool to help those with spinal cord injury patients recovering health, the name of this tool, for every gamer is quite familiar with, it is a well-known racing masterpiece “Gran Turismo 5”.

Gran Turismo 5Physician Ernest Thia said, he was an early start to use the game to help his patients Winfield Lim, early in this year, Winfield Lim suddenly happened on hemiplegia at home, he was difficult to self-control from the chest, but now he has been able to re-rate his driver’s license.
In the treatment, in addition to the traditional treatment, Lim also must play “Gran Turismo 5” for half an hour during each course, of course, he is very professional to manner through a Logitech steering wheel and pedals, and his treating physician will supervise his coordination and reaction time aside.
When it comes to games, Thia said: “This game is actually born with racing, so I will add some restrictions.” For example, ask patients to do the action coordination test of hands and feet at a certain speed.
Winfield Lim is indeed recovering well. “I had really depressed,” he said. “But this game makes me all day clear up, because when you play it, you’ll have fun. You are surrounded by laughter, even those ward mates who look at my operation, they are also very happy.”

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