View Full Version : Fooling the brain into painlessness

12-05-2008, 08:31 AM

Soon due to launch Phase II clinical trials, the team - including rehabilitational psychologist Shimon Shiri and neuroscientist Uri Feintuch from the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Occupational Therapy - has developed a novel virtual reality system to recover motor functioning among post-stroke patients. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) will be used to monitor brain processes.