New Low-Tech Approach to Exoskeleton

New Low-Tech Approach to Exoskeleton

We all know what exoskeletons look and sound like; we’ve been trained by Hollywood depictions ranging from Alien to Iron Man. Exoskeletons are big and clunky, like medieval suits of armor, and are accompanied by a symphony of whirring motors and hydraulic...
Passive At Home Fall Detection [video]

Passive At Home Fall Detection [video]

Falling is a huge concern for the world’s fastest growing demographic. Among those 60 or older, 270 million, or more than one third, fall each year. It’s estimated that falls cause the loss of more than 17 million Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)...
Can You Be Like Mike?

Can You Be Like Mike?

I never had much call for physical therapy until I had complex rotator cuff surgery on both shoulders in the last three years. I now have a much greater appreciation for range of motion, proper alignment, and planes of motion than ever before. When I was in high...
One App to Rule Them All?

One App to Rule Them All?

You needn’t look hard to notice the raft of new wearable health tech devices from almost as many companies, universities, and research labs. We cover many of the most significant devices here at Health Tech Insider. The arrival of so many new sensing, soothing,...