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We can now Measure Precisely your Spinal Flexibility!!

Posted by Phil Heler, MD on October 29, 2018

This new technology is used by top clinicians, running coaches, personal trainers, running experts to collect movement data and insights that are not possible to capture with the human eye

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We can now Measure Precisely your Spinal Flexibility!!

We can now accurately assess your spinal flexibility using wearable sensor technology at the clinic for the first time. This new technology is used by top clinicians, running coaches, personal trainers, running experts to collect movement data and insights that are not possible to capture with the human eye. The medical-grade wearable sensors are unobtrusive but powerful, featuring a 3D accelerometer and a gyroscope that precisely measures your movements. The software algorithms analyse the movement data and provide us with unique and actionable insights we can work with. It enables us to deliver tailored treatment programs to better understand how you move in your real life.

 

The process takes about 5 minutes and we can easily incorporate testing into an osteopathy session. Now instead of you telling us subjectively ‘I do feel like I have a bit more movement!!’ we can give you specific data which will measure exactly what your response to treatment is and level of improvement. We can now accurately identify any deficits that you have and aim to improve your spinal flexibility both with a tailored specific treatment in combination with our exercise prescription software. The testing is straight forward. We adhere two sensors to your lower back (as seen below) and take your through different vectors of movement.

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The results are then produced on a movement egg (as seen below) and compared to data gained from a population in your age group. We keep a copy on record and, if you want, we can email the results to you for your own records. We then retest you as treatment and rehabilitation commences. It’s as easy as that. If you are interested, please contact us on 01298 214994 for a free demonstration

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