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Strange Aid

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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9 Featured, 81 Examples:
671,992 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Aug 11 — Mar 12
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Featured Examples

Physiotherapy Furnishings
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
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Motorized Senior Shoes
Motorized Senior Shoes
The Re-Step is Designed to Teach Seniors to Walk Again
Scottish researchers from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, and Israeli medical company Step of Mind Ltd. (SoM) have come together to create the Re-Step, a motorized shoe designed to… MORE
Sensory-Stimulating Jackets
Sensory-Stimulating Jackets
Deep Pressure Therapy was Designed to Simulate a Hug For Autistic Kids
Deep Pressure Therapy is a jacket that was developed to offer "non-invasive sensory stimulation" to kids afflicted with autism. The jacket mimics that sensation of a hug and is unlike other jackets that… MORE
At-Home Tumor Treatments
At-Home Tumor Treatments
The Novottf-100a Stops Brain Tumors Using Electricity
Brain tumors require aggressive treatment that often require spending long hours in the hospital. In an attempt to let patients treat their tumors at home, Novocure has developed the NovoTTF-100A. The… MORE

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