Jun. 2016
VirtualRehab goes to San Francisco


Virtualware has been invited to present VirtualRehab at the 5th Annual Digital Health Summer Summit, which takes place June 6th-7th in San Francisco. The 2 day event, co-located this year with BIO International Convention at the Moscone Center, will focus on the elements of a successful digital health venture and showcases the latest digital health innovations from the industrys most prestigious leaders and organizations who will explore the issues and opportunities facing the industry....


May. 2016
VirtualRehab at the ISMH World Congress


Sanorama, the exclusive distributor of VirtualRehab in Romania, will be demoing VirtualRehab at the 41stISMH World Congress, an event accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). It will be held at Palace of Parliament Bucharest from May 19th to 21st . Balneotherapy has a long tradition in parts of Europe and Asia , and Romania has been an important international player in the field due to its geographical location, its long tradition of spas and its extraordinary natural therapeutic resources combined with its skilled healthcare workers....


May. 2016
VirtualRehab at Saudi Health Exhibition


Virtualware’s partner in the United Arab Emirates, Leader Healthcare, will be demoing VirtualRehab at Saudi Health which is taking place between May 16th and 18th in the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. Leader Healthcare, a multinational medical device and products distributor with offices around the Gulf region, incorporated VirtualRehab into its rehabilitation portfolio through a distribution agreement signed with Virtualware. Visitors to the Leader Healtchare stand (204-2) can see how the VirtualRehab therapy platform is being used to treat persons with various types of disabilities both in clinical settings as well as their homes through telerehabilitation....


Mar. 2016
New game therapy gets patients moving at Basildon Hospital


A new treatment has been launched at Basildon University Hospital that adds fun, variety and motivation to vital exercise programmes for patients with conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Guille Barre syndrome, spinal cord injuries, head injuries and stroke. Basildon is one of only three hospitals in the country to offer VirtualRehab therapy, and the first in east of England. The therapy uses computer software that operates with Microsoft Xbox hardware. This would more normally be associated with teenagers killing zombies, but the speciallydesigned Virtual Rehab software tracks 25 different joints in the body....


Feb. 2016
Virtualware signs agreement with University of East Anglia


Virtualware signs agreement with University of East Anglia to study the use of the VirtualRehab platform for stroke rehabilitation. The agreement includes the funding of a three year PhD program to investigate the use of a virtual reality neurorehabilitation platform that uses gaming to enhance restoration of movement in stroke patients. Virtualware has signed an agreement with the University of East Anglia’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Norwich, UK to fund a studentship which will explore the use of a virtual reality neurorehabilitation platform in order to investigate the use of various gaming models to enhance restoration of movement in persons who have suffered a stroke....


Feb. 2016
VirtualRehab to exhibit at ACPIN-INPA International Neurophysiotherapy Conference


Virtualware Health will be exhibiting its VirtualRehab neurorehabilitation platform at the ACPIN-INPA International Neurophysiotherapy Conference taking place in London between March 17th and 18th at the QE2 Centre in London, UK. The theme of the conference, “Evidence into Practice”, is aimed at providing attendees with a programme of eminent speakers from around the world who are at the vanguard of neurorehabilitation related research that contributes to the evidence base in everyday practice....


Dec. 2015
The Hospital Miquel Marti i Pol in Spain incorporates VirtualRehab and MindPlay Games


We recently had the opportunity to speak to Monica Nieves, Director of the l’Hospital de Neurorehabilitació Miquel Martí i Pol. in Lleida, Spain where they recently incorporated VirtualRehab and MindPlay Games. Monica explained to us how the centre was set up by the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation with a multidisciplinary focus. Dr. Nieves began by saying “The persons living in Lleida who suffer from a neuroprogressive disease such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Huntington’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s, etc....


Dec. 2015
Microsoft takes VirtualRehab to Costa Rica


Video games and technology are not only good fun, but the can also be used to help people with disabilities during their rehabilitation to reach goals that they had achieved before. This fact was highlighted by a group of 20 volunteers from Microsoft offices around the world and who form the “Empowering Youth” group on a recent work visit to Costa Rica. The group teamed up with the SOS Foundation and the Poet Centre in Costa Rica in late November of 2015 to support the development of digital skills of students in vulnerable area....


Nov. 2015
VirtualRehab at 2015 UK Stroke Forum


_ Virtualware Health will be exhibiting at the 10th Anniversary UK Stroke Forum Conference, an event which has been endorsed by the World Stroke Organisation. This year’s Forum takes place at the Liverpool ACC, from December 1st to 3rd. As the UK’s largest multidisciplinary stroke forum, it’s the annual meeting point for over 1,300 stroke care professionals from across the UK and other countries to share their expertise and to find out about the latest in best practice in stroke research and service delivery....


Nov. 2015
Telerehabilitation Workshop


Sanorama, the exclusive distributor of VirtualRehab in Romania, will participate in a Telerehabilitation Workshop on November 7th at Baile Tusnad Resort in the Ozone Hotel organized by Romanian Balneology Association through Dr Gabriela Dogaru (www.bioclima.ro) Sanorama, founded in 2000, draws from a long experience of the distribution of different types of medical devices including ultrasound equipment, extremity MRIs, neurological equipment and they recently incorporated VirtualRehab into their suite of products....