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Adding an element of fun to ongoing care can be a great way to improve patient participation in rehabilitative care, says Dr Stuart Smith, senior research scientist with Neuroscience Research Australia and a regular on the NBN launch circuit. "You might think video games and health don't go together well," he said. "But this is a game we can use to get people to become more physically active. And we know that physical activity is a really good way to address a number of different problems."