Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint condition that is so common it will affect over half of the people in the world at some time in their life. Something needs to be done and modern technology in the form of wearable sensors might be the answer.
There is apparently no cure for osteoarthritis, but measures can be taken to prevent it from getting worse, such as a good diet and frequent exercise.
Scientists have now engineered wearable sensors that may predict how patients with knee osteoarthritis might improve with physical therapy. The study was led by Dr. Dylan Kobsar, at the University of Calgary. His team looked to see how data collected from wearable sensors attached to [..]