WiiNWALK is a 4 week physical activity, with the intervention of a WiiFit, targeted to improve walking capacity in individuals with either a unilateral below-knee or above-knee amputation. This is a randomized control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the WiiNWALK program in older (50+ years) community living adults with lower limb amputations (LLA).
Hypothesis: We expect the WiiNWALK intervention will have a treatment effect with improvement in functional walking capacity, compared to the control group who will only be playing cognitive games. Secondarily, a functional walking capacity will also include an improvement in lower extremity strength and balance, inter-limb gait symmetry, balance confidence along with participation in daily and social activities, locomotor capabilities and an increase in physical activities.
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