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New-fangled therapies appeal to experimental nature of the modern consumer
Implications - With technology at our fingertips, today's health remedies are no longer restricted to traditional methods. Designers and healthcare innovators are creating never-before-seen solutions and remedies for mental and physical therapy, ranging from muscle-stimulating apparel to restaurants for drug rehabilitation. This development in therapy appeals to today's modern-thinking and experimental consumer, who is more willing to try new forms of treatment than ever before.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 18,803 Total Clicks Aug 11 - Mar 12
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Physiotherapy Furnishings - The Dstretch Helps You Straighten Out Your Aches and Pains at the Office
SCORE: 4.2
Hot 7,680 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 12
Physiotherapy Furnishings
The Dstretch Helps You Straighten Out Your Aches and Pains at the Office
Working at a desk all day is no hard labor, but it does take a toll on your body. With many people spending more time tied to their swivel chairs, something like the Dstretch is becoming ever more necessary… [More]
Rehab Restaurants - 'Cafe Therapy' in Prague Helps People Overcome Drug Addictions
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 5,269 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 12
Rehab Restaurants
'Cafe Therapy' in Prague Helps People Overcome Drug Addictions
Cafe Therapy is a restaurant, cafe, shop and social enterprise in the Czech Republic’s bustling capital, Prague. Their mission is to help people overcome drug addictions through art therapy, and... [More]
Wearable Muscle Stimulators - The Elektrodress Helps Individuals Suffering From Nerve Disorders
SCORE: 2.7
Untested 1,304 Clicks Pub: Feb 3, 12
Wearable Muscle Stimulators
The Elektrodress Helps Individuals Suffering From Nerve Disorders
With his 'Elektrodress' creation, inventor and doctor Fredrik Lundqvist is changing the way scientists and doctors look at neurology and rehabilitation when it comes to nerve disorders. The Elektrodress… [More]
Holographic Healing - The Panasonic Digital Mirror Hopes to Transform Patient Rehabilitation
SCORE: 3.1
Untested 1,927 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 11
Holographic Healing
The Panasonic Digital Mirror Hopes to Transform Patient Rehabilitation
The Digital Mirror, developed by Panasonic Electronics, has already been showcased throughout its native Japan and intends to hit markets later this year. Its purpose: to expedite and simplify the process… [More]
Jaundice Treatment Incubators - The Firefly Phototherapy Unit Remedies Newborn Skin Conditions
SCORE: 2.4
Untested 1,454 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 12
Jaundice Treatment Incubators
The Firefly Phototherapy Unit Remedies Newborn Skin Conditions
Medical care can be incredibly expensive; thankfully, the Firefly Phototherapy unit offers an affordable and effective treatment for newborns suffering from jaundice, which is a yellowish pigmentation… [More]
Geriatric Gaming Treatments - Neuroscientist Stuart Smith Finds Medical Potential in Video Games
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Untested 1,169 Clicks Pub: Aug 17, 11
Geriatric Gaming Treatments
Neuroscientist Stuart Smith Finds Medical Potential in Video Games
With so many neurological rehabilitation patients complaining about the mundane exercises they're forced to participate in, it was only a matter of time before Dr. Stuart Smith came up with an entertaining,… [More]