Case Presentation #11

2021-11-18 12:17:39
VR Therapy
Case Presentation #11

The patient is a 23-year-old COVID positive female presenting with sudden left hemiparesis. PE showed left hemiparesis with muscle strength 3/5 in upper extremity and 4/5 in lower extremity. Speech exam showed a mild decrease in fluency. Imaging showed right globus pallidus, thalamus, and internal capsule ischemic stroke. Conventional rehabilitation was started two weeks later with virtual reality (VR) included. Recovery Tech virtual reality technology was based on upper extremity exercises and function for stroke patients. After 6 weeks of treatment, gait and speech were normal and upper extremity strength was improved to near normal status.

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The patient is a 23-year-old COVID positive female presenting with sudden left hemiparesis.