What is the level of motor activity that a patient needs to be able to initiate to use the MindMotion™ PRO?
The MindMotion™ PRO is an upper extremity rehabilitation device designed for patients with a variety of clinical presentations of varying ability levels. The device can be used in mirror mode with patients with no motor movement or with patients who are able to complete functional movements, as well as abilities in between.
Do you need to recalibrate the MindMotion™ PRO with each session ?
There is a simple set-up to calibrate the optical sensors at the beginning of each session; however, therapy plans can be prepared in advance of the therapy session.
Can you customize a therapy session for a patient when using the MindMotion™ PRO?
A session with the MindMotion™ PRO can be set up at a variety of challenge levels to meet the needs of individual patients. It can be customized by task, level of difficulty, and number of repetitions.
Does the MindMotion™ PRO require a therapist or healthcare provider’s involvement?
MindMotion™ PRO is designed to be used in a hospital and rehabilitation centers. A healthcare provider advises the patient regarding set up of the MindMotion™ PRO program to best meet individual rehabilitation needs. Only properly trained healthcare practitioners can set up the MindMotion™ PRO.
Can a therapist facilitate a patient when using the MindMotion™ PRO?
Yes, the MindMotion™ PRO is designed in such a way that if needed, a healthcare provider is able to use a hands-on approach to facilitate a patient’s movement patterns.
What level of cognition does a patient require in order to use the MindMotion™ PRO?
The MindMotion™ PRO is designed for patients who are able to follow 2-step or 3-step directions and who can attend to tasks for a minimum of 2 minutes without a break.
Are there any contraindications for using the MindMotion™ PRO?
Patients should consult with their medical practitioner prior to using the MindMotion™ PRO. A healthcare provider should assist with determining the appropriateness of the MindMotion™ PRO for patients who have seizure disorders, and impairments impacting vision, cognition, hearing and balance.
How does the MindMotion™ PRO compare to the Nintendo Wii or Xbox?
The MindMotion™ PRO is different than consumer gaming devices in several ways that benefit patient rehabilitation. First, it was designed by neuroscientists and rehabilitation experts with patient needs in mind. The exercises were specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with neurological impairments and are aimed at working on improving specific functional movement patterns. MindMotion™ PRO activities can be chosen to meet an individual patient’s ability level, rather than the pre-defined movements of traditional gaming consoles.
What are the benefits of the patient seeing an avatar when using virtual environments ?
When a patient sees themselves in a first-person perspective they have a sense of immersion and the feeling that they are truly part of the activity.
Is there research evidence to support virtual environments ?
Please refer to our Systematic Reviews here
If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

What level of motor activity does the patient need to have to use the MindMotion™ GO?
The MindMotion™ GO is designed for use with patients who are able to complete some active movement against gravity of their impaired limb.
What level of cognition does a patient need to use the MindMotion™ GO?
The patient should have a minimum ability to attend to a task for 2 minutes and follow multi-step directions.
Do you need to recalibrate for each new session with a patient?
The MindMotion™ GO saves the patient calibration from one session to the next.
Does the MindMotion™ GO require a therapist or healthcare provider’s involvement?
A healthcare provider can advise the patient how to set up MindMotion™ GO activities which best address individual rehabilitation needs. MindMotion™ GO training exercises can be completed with minimum supervision of a therapist.
Are there any contraindications for using the MindMotion™ GO?
Patients should consult with their medical practitioner prior to using the MindMotion™ GO. A healthcare provider should assist with determining the appropriateness of use of the MindMotion™ GO for individuals who have known seizure disorders, impairments impacting vision, cognition, hearing and balance.
How does the MindMotion™ GO compare to the Nintendo Wii or Xbox?
The MindMotion™ GO is different than consumer gaming devices in several ways that benefit patient rehabilitation. First, it was designed by neuroscientists and rehabilitation experts with patient needs in mind. The exercises were specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with neurological impairments and are aimed at working on improving specific functional movement patterns. MindMotion™ GO activities can be chosen to meet an individual patient’s ability level, rather than the pre-defined movements of traditional gaming consoles.
Is there research evidence to support virtual environments ?
Please refer to our Systematic Reviews here
If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us