New tech helps prevent PwPs from falling

News

Author: AdminPublished: 8 April 2015

Parkinson's LifePrep: Parkinson's LifeCook: Parkinson's LifeServes:

News image

REMPARK, a three-year EU-funded development, is an integrated ‘wearable’ health system based on intelligent sensors worn around the wrist and waist to detect the wearer’s motor status in real time. The symptoms of Parkinson’s, which can include freezing of gait (a sudden inability to move) and dyskinesia (involuntary and uncontrolled movement), can lead to an increased risk of falls.

Go Back

Share this story

Comments


Related articles


Global update

Coronavirus and Parkinson’s: experts answer the big questions

5 key takeaways from a webinar by US charity Parkinson’s Foundation

READ MORE
Professor Andrea Kuhn

sponsored article

Advances

“A big step forward” – introducing next generation deep brain stimulation

How Medtronic is pioneering greater personalisation in DBS therapy

READ MORE
Couple walking

Health & Fitness

Intimacy, sexuality and Parkinson’s

How to improve intimacy in couples affected by Parkinson’s

READ MORE