What scientific evidence say?
Rehabilitation after stroke
“Weight bearing on the paretic lower extremity and transfer of weight from one lower extremity to the
other are important goals of stroke rehabilitation. Improvements in these limb loading and weight
transfer abilities have been shown to relate to improved performance of many functional activities.”
in Biofeedback rehabilitation of posture and weight-bearing distribution in a stroke; Functional Neurology; 2014
"Rehabilitation of patients after the brain injury requires employing of all available mechanisms of neuroplasticity. To achieve it, the voluntary activation of brain systems that are involved in the signal processing, represents the most effective tool. The control of balance is a complex neuronal mechanism based on unconditioned and conditioned reflexes, as well as on the actual cognitive processes."
in Use of Stabilometric Platform and Visual Feedback in Rehabilitation of patients after the Brain Injury; Prague Medical Report; 2006
"Biofeedback treatment of movement or posture problems have yielded some successes in children with disabilities, including, as well as children with lower limb amputations. These studies suggest that a balance biofeedback game may benefit children with Cerebral Palsy."
in Digital Posturography Games Correlate with Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy; Games for Health Journal; 2015
Spinal Cord Injury
"Spinal cord injury patients are obliged to develop and re-establish compensatory strategies tomaintain balance, including activation of appropriate trunk, neck, and upper limbs muscles in response to internal andexternal postural disturbances."
in Positive effect of balance training with visual feedback on standing balance abilities in people with incomplete spinal injury; International Spinal Cord Society; 2010
After Ankle, Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgery
"Adding symmetry retraining to postoperative protocols is clinically viable, safe, and may have additional benefits compared to rehabilitation protocols that focus on range of motion, strength, and return to independence."
in Biofeedback to Promote Movement Symmetry After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Feasibility Study; Journal of Orthopaedic; 2013