Therapists and Users Picture

Changing Paradigms in Chronic Care: A world perspective

Chronic care, especially rehabilitation, is beset with new challenges in the new age:

  • Poor access for millions of patients
  • Poor affordability, high cost of manual therapy
  • Global manpower and therapist shortage
  • Increasing incidents of infection when patients visit hospitals for rehab
  • Increasing incidents of acquired disability in rural areas
  • Increasing incidents of acquired disability in people under 35 years of age
  • Increasing incidents of difficulties in learning at a young age which may translate to adult and older age

These challenges are faced by developing and developed countries alike, with a disproportionate effect on countries with poorer economies.

When we consider the problem in its entirety, we realize that these challenges cannot be met with piecemeal solutions. A single, comprehensive solution is the need of the hour. What would the design requirements of such a solution be?

A wearable, portable, connected device that trains the brain and body as ONE system

  • Accelerates recovery, provides therapy on demand anywhere
  • Provides new insights to therapist about brain-muscle dynamics
  • Reduces therapist time spent on a patient
  • Is affordable to own or rent
  • Reduces fatigue and pain, requires fewer exercise repetitions
  • Is easy to deliver by home caregiver

This is the future, the next generation of chronic care technology solutions which takes a leap from present day “remote monitoring” of patients to “self-monitoring” and “remote cure”.

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