The ableX system features therapy games and a handheld controller, built to accelerate rehabilitation of the arms and hands following stroke.
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Recently developed football helmet technology reportedly aims to provide up to 50% more protection against football-related head injuries and concussions.
A clinical mobile app aims to help manage the interaction between therapists and patients, targeting patient engagement and compliance in physical therapy exercises.
A news story published by MobiHealthNews reports on the recent launch of Orthocare Innovations spinoff company modus health, and its plans to create a wearable activity tracker for clinical use.
Constant Therapy reports that it has officially launched its iPad rehabilitation solution, engineered for patients seeking to improve brain function or to be used in conjunction with a clinician as part of therapy.
Researchers have reportedly created “smart bandages,” which feature a range of sensors engineered to detect changes in a wound environment, alert a patient or medical staff by altering the color of the dressing, or sending a message to a smartphone.
To enhance and “gamify rehab,” Visual Touch Therapy offers users games that hinge on range-of-motion exercises, allowing users to begin a therapy program with large gestures and progress to smaller, more precise movements as strength and mobility improve.
A wireless health-monitoring system built to detect the early signs of TBI by continuously monitoring a range of brain and neural functions has reportedly been developed by engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas.
According to a news release on its website, pediatric rehabilitation hospital Children’s Specialized Hospital has begun to use a “telepresence” healthcare solution engineered to allow healthcare providers to interact with patients at any hour of the day without physically being in the hospital.