Early weight bearing represents a promising strategy during the rehabilitative process after lower body injuries, but current approaches face major hurdles. Patient compliance with the load restriction is low and many are unable to adhere to the prescribed limits without the implementation of concurrent biofeedback. A clinical study conducted in 2017 showed that the developed system is easily implementable into the rehabilitative routine and has a positive effect on the compliance of geriatric subjects.
eSHOE offers a simple, unobtrusive and effective solution to the drawbacks of an otherwise well-supported rehabilitation approach.
A cost-effective feedback system with clinically proven efficiency.
Designed to cover the physical therapists’ expectations, the app provides the user with a simple interface and four different feedback modes. The system was tested in a clinical study with 10 patiens in the Sophienspital hospital in Vienna. The results show that the performance of the patients improved significantly with feedback.