Wearable Rehabilitation

Younger demographics begin to seek fashionable relief for everyday strain

Implications - As more Millennials enter the workforce and begin to look for ways to alleviate their strains and joint pain from sitting at desks for long stretches of time, a market for convenient yet fashionable relief from pains and strains is rapidly increasing. Growing up with athleisure as fully normalized everyday attire, millennials in particular turn to wearable items that serve a more functional, soothing purpose than merely looking stylish.
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This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 8,231 Total Clicks Jul 15 - Nov 16
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Toe-Stretching Socks - This Body Altering Footwear are Designed to Properly Align Feet
SCORE: 8.1
This Year and V. Hot 4,915 Clicks Pub: Dec 26, 15
Toe-Stretching Socks
This Body Altering Footwear are Designed to Properly Align Feet
The Toe Stretcher Beauty Socks might sound like a bizarre concept at first read, but they are actually designed to better the body and provide therapy to aching limbs. The socks creatively feature... [More]
Posture-Correcting Shirts - Pauline van Dongen's 'FysioPal' Alerts Wearers When They're Slouching
SCORE: 8.4
This Quarter and Warm 1,339 Clicks Pub: Oct 7, 16
Posture-Correcting Shirts
Pauline van Dongen's 'FysioPal' Alerts Wearers When They're Slouching
Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen specializes in clothing with technological twists, and her new FysioPal top is no exception. The smart shirt contains sensors and pairs with a smartphone app to... [More]
Pain-Relieving Activewear - Python Performance's Contour Compression Collection has Built-In KT Tape
SCORE: 8.2
This Quarter and Warm 678 Clicks Pub: Nov 3, 16
Pain-Relieving Activewear
Python Performance's Contour Compression Collection has Built-In KT Tape
The Contour Compression collection from Python Performance, a UK-based activewear company, takes advantage of one of the most topical rehabilitative and preventative techniques in sports science... [More]
Posture-Correcting Undergarments - The Percko Shirt Offers Back Support and Proper Posture Reminders
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 881 Clicks Pub: Oct 8, 15
Posture-Correcting Undergarments
The Percko Shirt Offers Back Support and Proper Posture Reminders
Percko is a posture-correcting undershirt that gives wearers a gentle nudge when they are slouching or leaning. On average, today’s desk worker sits for 9 hours a day, 365 days a year. This... [More]
Heat-Wrapping Wearable Mesh - This Silver Mesh Lets Users Concentrate Heat On Body Parts
SCORE: 5
Mild 418 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 15
Heat-Wrapping Wearable Mesh
This Silver Mesh Lets Users Concentrate Heat On Body Parts
Researchers from the USA and Korea have teamed up to create a battery-powered silver mesh that is capable of applying heat when worn on a particular body part. The mesh consists of interlocking... [More]