Socks with Sensors Being Tested to Detect Early Signs of Walking Disorders, Parkinson’s

Socks with Sensors Being Tested to Detect Early Signs of Walking Disorders, Parkinson’s
Special socks using a wearable fitness-tracking technology are being investigated in a pilot study to see if they can detect early signs of movement or walking disorders, like Parkinson’s disease. Inspired by technology like Fitbit  — wearable equipment that track fitness performance like daily steps and heart rate — researchers at Old Dominion University in Virginia, working in collaboration with neurologists at Sentara Healthcare, are using ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-05-07By Carolina Henriques