The article, "Virtual Rehabilitation: Wireless Motion Sensor to Help Treat That Old Football Injury," coincided with the beginning of the NFL season and included PHT's innovative Core:Tx(R) therapy system in its story on sports injury diagnosis and rehabilitation. Designed to enhance existing rehabilitation as well as preventative and strengthening protocols, Core:Tx(R) turns rehabilitation into a wireless, game-like challenge that is entertaining and works for a variety of patients recovering from both neuromuscular conditions and joint injuries.
The Core:Tx wireless therapy system also appeared in the October edition of BioMechanics, a monthly trade published for sports medicine and movement specialists in orthopedic surgery, physical and occupational therapy, clinical athletic training, O&P, podiatry, psychiatry and rehab. The story detailed upgrades to the current Core:Tx, including the installation of Bluetooth technology to help the system run stronger and faster.
The technology was also recently the topic of a feature news segment on KCBD-TV, the NBC affiliate in
Core:Tx(R) is a patent-pending wireless system built on PHT's innovative MotionTrack(TM) platform, used by professional sports teams. It combines hardware and software operating on a PC as well as a soap bar-sized motion-sensing device that can be attached anywhere on the body with adjustable straps. This device senses the user's limb motion relative to the joint and continuously transmits that information wirelessly to the software. This real-time visual feedback helps keep the patient engaged in the therapy routine, while simultaneously aiding neuromuscular reeducation and strengthening muscles throughout an adjustable range of motion.
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