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REAL y-Series™ – Physical and Occupational Therapy

REAL y-Series is a fully immersive, goal-oriented virtual reality rehabilitation tool designed to fuel intrinsic motivation, which allows therapists to challenge and engage patients in new ways — from head to toe — in pursuit of their individual goals.

A physical therapist monitors a user in a REAL System VR headset utilizing TherapyView on the included tablet.

Potential Focus Areas:

  • Shoulder Range of Motion (ROM)
  • Knee ROM
  • Full-body strengthening
  • Spine stabilization
  • Hip ROM
  • ADL training
  • Functional reaching
  • Fine motor skills
  • Cognition
  • Object recognition
  • Attention sequencing
  • Command following

REAL y-Series delivers on the promise to continuously drive value to clinicians and engage patients with:

  • Enhanced Experiences and Activities
  • Enhanced interface within TherapyView™ (the clinician’s hub on the tablet)
  • Next generation hardware designed for quick, easy performance

TherapyView: Clinician’s Hub for Ongoing Patient Rehabilitation

TherapyView is a tablet application that allows clinicians to guide patient sessions and customize REAL Experiences, tailoring Activities to each patient’s specific needs and goals.

Physical therapist aids user of REAL system's VR system for rehabilitation.
A tablet showing REAL System's TherapyView which allows a therapist to view what a VR user sees.

The tablet’s full-screen user interface shows the content the patient sees while wearing the headset. With this tablet view, clinicians can guide patients through each activity and interact with the patient experience in real time.

Enhancements in TherapyView:

  • Adjustable settings are designed to challenge, motivate, and engage patients in infinite ways
  • REAL Home™ provides a serene, visual scanning experience where patients can adjust to using the virtual reality headset
  • Rewards-based feedback provides intrinsic motivation to patients and builds upon prior session’s progress for motivation and positive reinforcement
  • Unlimited therapist and patient profiles can be stored across multiple sessions
  • Detailed information cards and activity descriptions help clinicians identify Experiences and Activities by motion and cognitive tasks

Immersive Rehabilitation Experiences and Activities

REAL y-Series offers VR therapeutic activities designed to meet individual patient needs and maximize rehabilitation journeys. Each experience offers a variety of virtual worlds with clinically designed rehabilitation activities to enable patients to regain mobility, develop strength, and increase ROM.

A user in VR reaches for a bar of soap, as part of REAL Life, a rehabilitation experience for the REAL System y-Series.

REAL Life™

Practice activities of daily living (ADLs) in this supportive virtual environment

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A user bounces a ball off a paddle in Virtual Athletic Club, a rehabilitation experience for the REAL System y-Series.

Virtual Athletic Club™

Motivate patients to practice upper body compound exercises and reactive movement in this fun and engaging high-paced environment.

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Happy Valley is a delightful world of penguins that supports both physical and cognitive rehabilitation on the REAL System

Happy Valley™

A delightful world of penguins that supports physical and cognitive rehabilitation

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REAL System experience Music in Motion is a vibrant musical experience focuses on upper body and core movement therapy skills

Music in Motion™

A vibrant musical experience inspiring full body movement to different rhythms

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REAL System experience Island Antics focuses on multi-directional movements to complete activities using the y-Series

Island Antics™

Help island citizens in a city of antics and work on multi-directional movements to complete tasks

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REAL System y-Series experience Pleasant Cove offers rehabilitation patients a relaxing and engaging experience to address cognitive and motor skills

Pleasant Cove™

A relaxing and engaging experience designed to address cognitive and motor skills

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REAL System y-Series experience Pinball is a vintage pinball experience to work on function movement patterns

REAL Pinball™

Aim for your highest scores in this fast-paced, vintage pinball experience to work on functional movement patterns

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Mindful Market, a REAL System y-Series experience that emphasizes high-level cognitive skills for rehabilitation patients

Mindful Market™

Engage in a lively marketplace that emphasizes high-level cognitive skills

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Harness the Power of Immersive Therapeutics

REAL y-Series comes with a portable kit that contains a virtual reality headset, a tablet, and hands-free sensors for easy setup and storage. It is an FDA Class II exempt technology specifically designed for rehabilitation. REAL y-Series is an extension of the flagship REAL System™ with enhancements, including:

a physical therapist gently helps a user with their arm sensors with REAL System's VR headset for rehabilitation
  • Next generation technology
  • Enhanced sensor technology that supports full-body tracking
  • Enhanced tracking capability
  • New headset designed to improve optics and performance

Potential Areas of Use:

  • Physical rehabilitation: Physical therapists focus on rehabilitating physical injuries and disorders. Physiatrists may potentially identify physical rehabilitation that may prevent further injury.
  • Occupational rehabilitation: Occupational therapists focus on returning injured workers to daily work activities through their function and cognitive capacity.
  • Speech language therapy: Speech language pathologists aide patients in speech and/or language disorders that include articulation, fluency, and voice.
  • Acute care rehabilitation: Rehabilitation of physical and cognitive impairments following traumatic injury.
  • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation: Used for acute care as well as part-time programs for patient rehabilitation.
  • Long-term healthcare: Variety of rehabilitation therapies designed to meet patient needs for a long period of time.
  • Rehabilitation treatment plans: A clinician’s active participation plan designed to achieve the highest level of function possible for their patient.

Procedural and operative techniques and considerations are illustrative examples from healthcare provider experience. Healthcare providers’ treatment and technique decisions will vary based on their medical judgment. Individual results may vary depending on patient-specific attributes and other factors.

Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a healthcare provider. Prior to use, please refer to the Instructions for Use (IFU) for complete product indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events, and detailed instructions for use. Please click here for the complete IFU. Please contact your local REAL Territory Manager for more information.

Copyright ©2022–2023 Penumbra, Inc. All rights reserved. REAL, REAL y-Series, TherapyView, REAL Home, REAL Life, Virtual Athletic Club, Happy Valley, Music in Motion, Island Antics, Pleasant Cove, REAL Pinball, and Mindful Market are registered trademarks or trademarks of Penumbra, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 23402, Rev. D 04/23 USA

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