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How one hospital is using video games to manage kids’ pain
The Mercury News

New video-gaming technology is fundamentally changing the way doctors measure children’s pain.

The just-launched program at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., swaps traditional physical therapy for high-tech video games. This technology isn’t for couch potatoes. The hospital is using proprietary software with Kinect, the motion-sensing device that powers active games like Wii Bowling and Just Dance.