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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effect of Constraint-Induced Gaming Therapy in an Acute Care Setting
Principal Investigator:

Andrew H Hansen

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2018 - July 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


More than 6000 Veterans each year have an ischemic stroke that often results in some level of hemiplegia. Poor outcomes in stroke therapy leave the Veteran less able to participate in follow- up therapy post-discharge, reduces ability to complete activities of daily living, and contributes to an average cost of care three times the typical Veteran. Current protocols for therapy on a rehabilitation unit call for intensive rehabilitation composed of high intensity, long duration therapy. Evidence...

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