A novel therapy device designed to stick to the back of the spine creates news this week. The gadget continuously monitors the user's posture and can be used as a fun system as the creators call it. Possibility of pairing the device with compatible tablets gives it an edge over other existing devices similar to this one.
It has a joystick kind of character. Similar to controlling video games on the television screen or on a tablet, the user is fooled to perform explicit exercises and gets the user thinking that it is fun and games with the gadget.
The device is named Valdeo and is a new generation back pain therapy gadget. It has two sensors, 100 tape strips and 1 USB cable. It is technically compatible with iPad 3rd generation and higher, the iPad mini and iPhone 5 and higher. The sensors use state-of-the-art Bluetooth technology. The sensor also captures the users movements with a 3D gyroscope, a 3D magnetometer and a 3D accelerometer. Algorithms that are highly evolved are combined into one single sensor.
Valdeo aids better back health in the long-term and reduces back pain. It also gives better muscle control, spinal stability and improved awareness of movement. It helps people who wish to prevent a non-specific lower back pain (LBP); who need more responsibility of their own health and this comes with latest technology; it acts as a tool to enhance current therapy; this is also for those therapists who are in search of a new gadget to help improve their patients' compliance.