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Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson's patients

20:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(University of Houston) University of Houston researchers in the Department of Health and Human Performance are helping patients with Parkinson's disease regain stable balance and confidence in performing daily activities in their own homes. A research team is developing the Smarter Balance System (SBS), a smartphone-based biofeedback rehabilitation system that guides patients through a series of balance exercises using wearable technology.

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