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Neuroscientific Review on Sensory Stimulation Therapy and Virtual Reality for Somatosensory Rehabilitation
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Neuroscientific Review on Sensory Stimulation Therapy and Virtual Reality for Somatosensory Rehabilitation
Kim, Tae-Hoon; Kim, Yo-Seob;
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 Abstract
This study details the neuroscientific concept of somatosensation, general sensory stimulation therapy and virtual reality therapy. Somatosensation is a method that the human body uses to accept information from the inner and outer parts of the body. A traditional sensory stimulation therapy was designed to maximize neural recovery, but the neural recovery is most effective when the therapeutic environment is similar to real life. The virtual reality provides natural environment that users may perceive as meaningful and even participants with significant impairment can perform some of the activities of their daily lives within the virtual environment. The virtual reality will become a complementary part of somatosensory rehabilitation.
 Keywords
sensory stimulation;virtual reality;somatosensory rehabilitation;
 Language
English
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