multiple sclerosis

SciTech Now Episode 308

In this episode of SciTech Now, developing methods to improve cochlear implants; invisibility cloaks may be more than science fiction; how dysphagia patients are recovering quicker, thanks to a new biofeedback machine; how dopamine works in our brains; and an underwater virtual reality game that’s helping patients with multiple sclerosis gain mobility.

An underwater VR game is rehabilitating patients with MS

At the University of Texas at San Antonio, one scientist is combining aquatic physical therapy with virtual reality to help multiple sclerosis patients through an underwater game. Up next, the story of how a pool game called “shark punch” is making a splash.