New tech helps prevent PwPs from falling

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Author: AdminPublished: 8 April 2015

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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.

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