Gap Fill - Level 5


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A report says playing card games can help stroke recover just as much as reality games. Researchers conducted on 141 patients to determine whether or traditional games was at treating strokes. They found that playing cards, games like dominoes, and even throwing balls into a basket improved patients' motor skills. Playing bingo or using a Wii games also aided recovery. The researchers reported that if the task used to recover skills is intensive, and gets the hands and arms moving, it will help.

A stroke happens when the supply to the brain is cut off. It can lead to . Stroke sufferers usually experience changes such as face muscles, slurred speech and a loss of strength in the . The researchers said it wasn't clear if virtual reality games or games helped sufferers more. A researcher said: "We…have the to think that new technology is better than old- strategies, but sometimes that's not the . In this study, we found that simple recreational activities…may be as as technology."

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