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Smartphone-Connected Crutches

The 'e-crutch' Helps with Injury Recovery by Monitoring Progress

— January 11, 2017 — Lifestyle
It's never quite simple to know just how you're doing when it comes to injury recovery, so the 'e-crutch' is a new piece of equipment designed to be an aid to those who need a crutch to walk after an accident.

Designed by Werksdesign, the 'e-crutch' works by connecting to a smartphone in order to analyze the amount of weight that's being placed on the crutch by the user. This can enable the user to be told either by the app or a healthcare professional how they should adjust their form in order to better expedite the healing process.

The 'e-crutch' is intended to help make the injury recovery process simpler and to make the amount of time needed for rehabilitation shorter.
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