physical therapy

A shoe is helping stroke victims relearn how to walk

Many stroke victims have trouble walking due to an uneven gait and physical therapy often requires expensive and cumbersome equipment. Now, a mechanical engineer with a passion for helping people and a dedicated physical therapist have teamed up to develop a device that’s much easier to use.

Revolutionizing physical therapy

One southern California couple is going to extreme measures to revolutionize the physical therapy industry. With a store bought motion capture device, they devised a way to track the progress of patients one step at a time. Together, this power duo launched a startup with the hope that their low-cost, high-tech system finds its way […]

SciTech Now Episode 208

In this episode of SciTech Now, archaeology moves underwater as researchers discover clues from the past; planetary physicist Phil Metzger on the New Horizons flyby over Pluto; one southern California couple is going to extreme measures to revolutionize the physical therapy industry; and PBS Secrets of the Dead has the extraordinary story of a young […]