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Wii as Therapy

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by MrKlown, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. MrKlown

    MrKlown Weird Guy

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    I had to share this just because I think it's the coolest thing ever. My sister works at a nursing home for the elderly and she informed me that the old people there are using the Wii as their main activity. They are even using it for rehabilitation patients in there. I wish they would let me take a video camera in there so I can show you all how hilarious it is to watch 10 or so old men and women, nearing their 90s, playing bowling. Just had to share that is all.
     
  2. laurie_lu

    laurie_lu WiiChat Member

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    That's really cool. Plus, they're not gonna ***** about the lack of high def since most of them have cataracts and can't see very well.
     
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  3. MRCOOLGH

    MRCOOLGH Naruto Uzumaki

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    nice klown who new the wii could be used a therapy treatment awsome job.
     
  4. Zarogan

    Zarogan Official Metroid Breeder

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    I had heard something about Wii used as therapy in another place. Anyway, it's great to hear it again, it means it's expanding its use as treatment.
     
  5. mushroomedmario

    mushroomedmario ssb4life

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    yeah i've heard about it at multiple places

    and thank you for having your avy, as house just started two minutes ago and i almost forgot about it
     
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    masonb15 Flawless Victory

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    Yeah my mom is like a boss over a district of nursing homes and she told me that they ordered Wii's a week or so ago.
     
  7. CantGetAWii

    CantGetAWii WiiChat Member

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    Thats good stuff to hear.
    The Wii really does wonders.
     
  8. neiltot

    neiltot WiiChat Member

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    not only for fun it helps in healing too. great God! :yesnod:
     
  9. Lamar/TBD

    Lamar/TBD Computer animator

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    Wow cool! :D theyd probably all beat me at Wii sports, im **** at everythin apart from tennis and boxing XD.
     
  10. LevesqueIsKing

    LevesqueIsKing An Instant Classic

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    Yup, Ninty really pulled this one off.

    My sister is a physical therapist and her office just got a wii about a month ago. There showing up in hospitals, therapies, YMCA's, and even libraries.
     
  11. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    That is actually very nice. I am glad that the Wii is helping people out in so many different ways. Thanks for sharing this.
     
  12. Frogger

    Frogger God Complex

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    The elderly, people with weak bones can play the Wii properly and yet there's still parents saying that it isn't safe enough...
     
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    Zarogan Official Metroid Breeder

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    lol, no problem ;)
     

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