Veteranclaims’s Blog

May 25, 2011

Importance of Game Activity in War Wound Recovery

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — veteranclaims @ 12:12 am

Full article at: War veterans show Games can play important part in recovery
By Vicki Michaelis, USA TODAY

“”We used to try to set limits (on what they can do), because we didn’t want people to get discouraged. We don’t do that any more,” says Col. Barbara Springer, a former chief of physical therapy service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.

Now therapists try to identify an activity of interest to each wounded war veteran early in rehabilitation, and they focus on helping them participate in that.”

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