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Big data in healthcare goes far beyond EHR

Big data has applications in medtech that extend far beyond electronic health records. An analytics expert explains how data and algorithms have the potential to create a neuroassistive device to help paralyzed patients. In 2014, Ian … READ MORE

An exoskeleton spine brace for scoliosis

A dynamic exoskeleton that gathers data from the human spine could provide clues for more effective treatment of scoliosis. By Kristen Clark, IEEE Spectrum February 8, 2016. Scoliosis Family Adventures For the unlucky 3 percent of … READ MORE

Fee for Pectus Brace in Alberta

The Calgary Protocol: bracing for Pectus carinatum The Pectus Brace is a cost-shared benefit insured by Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL). With AADL, patients are responsible for 25 percent of the total cost of the device up to a … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum FAQs

Tap a question How common is Pectus carinatum? Pectus carinatum occurs in approximately 1 to 2 people in 3,000 and occurs more commonly in males. Has your clinic seen many Pectus carinatum cases? Braceworks regularly treats patients … READ MORE

Wrist splint for carpal tunnel syndrome

A wrist splint is a brace that looks like a fingerless glove. It stabilizes your wrist in a straight and sometimes slightly bent-back position. Wearing a wrist splint minimizes pressure on the median nerve and allows you a period of … READ MORE

Robotic SEM glove powers weak hands

Bioservo Technologies, a Swedish firm, has developed a powered glove to help people who experience weakness in the hand. The Robotic SEM Glove strengthens the user’s grip using Soft Extra Muscle technology. The muscle … READ MORE

Spine conditioning program

This spine conditioning program should be continued for 4 to 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified by your doctor or physical therapist. After your recovery, these exercises can be continued as a maintenance program for lifelong … READ MORE

Corrective chest surgery changed my life

Pectus excavatum surgery was the most painful experience of my life, but the self-confidence I gained made it worth it. Tears rushed down my face as I looked at my newly-rebuilt chest. At first I didn’t even grasp what I was … READ MORE
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