Can Video Games Help With Back Pain?
Researchers at the University of Sydney studied 60 randomized participants, aged 55 years or older, who suffer from lower back pain. The participants were instructed to use the Wii Fit U exercises or to continue their usual activities for 8 weeks. The participants used the home-based Wii Fit U flexibility, strengthening, and aerobic exercises, for 60 minutes, 3 times per week and were monitored via telephone calls from a physical therapist. The study measured pain self-effica