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'Wii-habilitation'

Will Graves, 16, never imagined a video game system he played at home would one day be instrumental in his recovery from sudden paralysis. But each weekday at Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, the teen takes in 30-minute sessions of "Wii-habilitation" by playing Nintendo's Wii Sports games such as boxing, tennis and most recently, baseball.

Playing the interactive games, which requires players to take actual swings or punches, is part of Will's recreational therapy since a New Year's Eve car wreck left him paralyzed from the waist down. Will is known as "The Comeback Kid" for his Wii-hab tennis skills and has beaten his therapeutic recreational therapist, Courtney Jones, countless times.

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