Highly enjoyable digital devices also improve mobility in rehab patients: study

A large study into the use of activity monitors and wearables such as Fitbits in patients recovering from strokes, brain injuries, falls and fractures has found that the digital devices improve mobility, particularly time spent walking.

The Australian study also found that participants thoroughly enjoyed using the devices, with Fitbits the most commonly used, with others such as Xbox, Wii and iPads allowing exercises to be more interactive and enabling remote connection with a physiotherapist.

Posted in Allied Health

Tags: wearables

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