Passive Mechanical Force Measuring System for Heel Strike and Toe-off Partial Weight Bearing
SUNY Upstate Medical University researchers have developed a low-cost
insert for cam (Controlled Ankle Movement) boots that delivers feedback about
walking force to the wearer. Cam boots are prescribed to patients recovering
from an ankle injury, often with the direction to walk lightly and avoid putting
more than a specific amount of weight on...
Inventor(s): Kenneth Mann, Nathaniel Ordway
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Medical Devices