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Improving the care and prevention of falls for people with dementia

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Dr. Emma Stanmore – Senior lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and MAHSC (Manchester Academic Health Science Centre), University of Manchester, emma.stanmore@manchester.ac.uk Falls are a common health concern and a leading cause of accidental death in older people worldwide. Over 30% of people aged 65 and over and 50% of people aged 80 […]

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Virtual Rehabilitation Programme Using the MIRA Platform, Kinect and Leap Motion Sensors in an 81 Years Old Patient with Ischemic Stroke

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By I M Moldovan, L Tric, R Ursu, A Podar,  Department of  Kinetotherapy, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, “1 December 1918” University, Alba-Iulia, Romania,  ionut_mihai_moldovan@yahoo.fr This work was presented at the International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering, EHB 2017 conference in June 2017. Below we present a summary of the paper. Virtual rehabilitation therapy using […]

7 year old bog with brachial plexus using MIRA exergames for rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of a 7-year-old boy with brachial plexus palsy using MIRA exergames and Vojta therapy

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By  Czakó Norbert, Silaghi Ciprian, Vizitiu Ramona Stela, “A smile with MIRA” Rehabilitation Centre, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, norbertczako@unzambet.com This study is presented at The 6th IEEE International Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering – EHB 2017, Sinaia, Romania, June 22-24, 2017 Abstract— This case study presents the results obtained in the recovery of the brachial plexus palsy caused by […]

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Older People’s Motivation to Use Falls Prevention Exergames

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By Wytske M.A. MEEKES and Emma STANMORE, The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Email: wytske.meekes@manchester.ac.uk; This study is published in the (2016) Proceedings of the Second West Midlands Health Informatics Network Conference (WIN 2016). Digital Health, 2 . pp. 11-13. ISSN 2055-2076. This study investigated the factors that influenced the […]

MIRA Therapy for Rehabilitation of Adults with Ataxia – Case Study

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By Anamaria Badea, Polaris Medical   Abstract In this paper we follow the evolution of a 43 year old patient with cerebellar syndrome using the MIRA system for improving upper limb coordination. Progress was measured using MIRA motion statistics data as well as Berg and SARA scales. Introduction Games are good fun but also extremely practical. […]

The development and clinical testing of remotely monitored MIRA Exergames to improve function and prevent falls

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Authors:  Emma K Stanmore, Senior Lecturer1, Wytske Meekes1, Research Assistant, Vicky Bell1, Research Associate, Kelly Hagan2, Physiotherapist, Debra Maloney2, Operations Manager, Angela Easdon2, Senior Physiotherapist, Jay Chillala3, Consultant in Elderly Health, Bibhas Roy3, Orthopaedic Consultant, Chris Todd1, Professor of Primary Care and Community Health.   Affiliation: ¹School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and MAHSC […]

Children with cerebral palsy and hemiparesis following MIRA therapy

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I M Moldovan1, O Ghircău1, A Podar1, O Rîză1, R A Moldovan2 1Socio-medical services complex ”Maria Beatrice”, Alba-Iulia, ROMANIA, ongmariabeatrice@yahoo.com 2Alba-Iulia Emergency County Hospital This work has been published in the Journal PALESTRICA OF THE THIRD MILLENNIUM, Civilization and Sport, Vol. 18, no. 1, January-March 2017, 38–41, with the title Virtual occupational therapy in a child […]

The Effects of the Clinically Based Virtual Rehabilitation Gaming Platform MIRA Following an Upper Extremity Injury: A Case Series

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by Glasser Mayrsohn S*, Romeo A* and Mayrsohn B†: *Metropolitan Physical and Occupational Therapy, Great Neck, NY. †University of Central Florida College of Medicine/Director of Metro Innovation.   Clinical Case Presentations Background: There have been significant advances in virtual reality gaming consoles over the past decade. These virtual reality games have grown to include motion capture technology […]

Research highlights 2014-2015: Validation studies on MIRA

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The MIRA system is a software application with features that far surpass the gamification of physical rehabilitation. It is an innovative tool with features designed to offer therapists quantitative data on patient performance, measurement statistics and assessment information. Accurate and objective measurements of adherence, engagement time, repetitions performed, speed, acceleration and range of motion (ROM) […]

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Case study on a 14 years old girl with a very rare condition: Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation

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Case study by Teodora-Gabriela Fleseru, MD, Pediatric Resident, 1st Pediatric Clinic, Cluj-Napoca and Silaghi Ciprian, Kinesiotherapist at A smile with MIRA, Cluj-Napoca   Introduction PMM2-CDG, MPI-CDG , ALG3-CDG, RFT1-CDG,  SSR4-CDG, MOGS-CDG1, no, it’s not a secret code or letters from a crossword as you may think. CDG is a way of living for Timea (14 years old), a young girl from […]