Any time I get the chance to talk about video games helping in the military community I like to take it. Virtual simulators and first person shooters aside, not all video games are about preparing for the conflict ahead. Sometimes, they’re for recovering from the scars of the conflict from the past.
The VA now uses video game technology like the Wii Fit Therapy to help veterans regain balance and movement they have lost.
Jessica L. Tozer is a blogger for DoDLive and Armed With Science. She is an Army veteran and an avid science fiction fan, both of which contribute to her enthusiasm for technology in the military.
Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.