Isowalk: Mobility Assistance 2.0
Isowalk is a hardware and software platform for next-generation mobility assistance and the world’s first smart mobility aids. Isowalk is designed to ease mobility and reduce falls, while capturing and sharing breakthrough gait analysis data for clinicians and caregivers.
- Measurable recoveries and outcomes from injury, surgery, episodes and more
- Quantified and qualified rehabilitation progress
- Predictive recovery forecasts and timelines
- Compliance tracking and coaching for recovering users
- Easy remote monitoring of mobility health for chronic and elderly users
- Risk alerts and fall prediction that empower proactive interventions
- Fall-preventing walking assistance beyond conventional mobility aids
Mobility Health: The Missing 6th Vital Sign
Isowalk’s exclusive gait analysis system, developed with UCLA Wireless Health, re-casts the mobility aid as a connected IoT object, capable of recording and transmitting clinical-grade data for wellness assessment.
Isowalk’s biomechanical and usability innovations address all known fall risks inherent to conventional canes, and provide the end user with revolutionary ease, balance, comfort, and safety.
Isowalk’s integrated analytics and wireless communications capabilities are ideal for telehealth applications, providing health professionals and family caregivers with easy, objective, evidence-based wellness data.
Active Walking Assistance and Fall Prevention
- Mobility impairment is the most common disability among older Americans
- Between 35-50 million Americans of all ages use a mobility aid
- Conventional mobility aids prevent natural gait and are the frequent cause of falls
- Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injury for people 65+
- Falls cause 2.8m emergency room admittances and 800k hospitalizations each year (US)
- The medical cost of senior falls was $31b in 2016 and will rise to $67b by 2020
- 90% of all outpatient rehabilitation spending goes to physical therapy
- More than 50% of physical therapy spending goes to orthopedic rehabilitation