People with osteoarthritis, those undergone knee/hip joint surgery, stroke-patients, anklefractures etc tend to develop a permanent deviating walking pattern. Untreated, gait deviation can lead to a learned walking behavior which is difficult to change.The uneven loading on the body will sooner or later lead to additional avoidable injury or complications. A lasting change is needed to avoid secondary injuries, pain and return to healthcare. Reminder of everyday life is needed.
An app uses built-in sensors in smartphones to collect data how the user is moving.The system (cloud solution/smartphone, web-interface/ proprietary algorithms) analyses the data and provide an objective result. Immediate biofeedback motives the user to reach defined goals. In this way self-care can be carried out