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Can Smart Shoes Help The Elderly And Disabled Walk ?

Can Smart Shoes Help The Elderly And Disabled Walk ?

Smart shoes help the elderly and disabled walk By: Anthony Cuthbertson - Newsweek - Thursday, March 17, 2016

New high-tech shoes and insoles have been developed that can help elderly, ill and disabled people walk without fear of falling over.
Unveiled at the Wearable Technology Show in London on Tuesday, the Path Feel insoles and Path Finder shoes from U.K. startup Walk With Path provide tactile feedback and visual cues to assist walking.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

WOW.... I just love the ideas shared by TED Talk, @A MyParkinsonsTeam Member Thanks for sharing

Simple Hacks.... newly designed coffee cup, and walking by creating the illusion of continuous motion on flat floors.... Simply amazing ideas, from brilliant people !!

PLEASE view this link >> http://www.ted.com/talks/mileha_soneji_simple_h...

Simple solutions are often best, even when dealing with something as complicated as Parkinson's. In this inspiring talk, Mileha Soneji shares accessible designs that make the everyday tasks of those living with Parkinson's a bit easier. "Technology is not always it," she says. "What we need are human-centered solutions."

Here another great one on how to determine Parkinson's in 30 seconds on the phone !!

view this link >> http://www.ted.com/talks/max_little_a_test_for_...

Parkinson’s disease affects 6.3 million people worldwide, causing weakness and tremors, but there's no objective way to detect it early on. Yet. Applied mathematician and TED Fellow Max Little is testing a simple, cheap tool that in trials is able to detect Parkinson's with 99 percent accuracy — in a 30-second phone call.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Alan, Thank you so much for all the reading and research you to do bring your PD friends hope!

posted over 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Alan1009 you are a mine of information that is not always avail able over here I asked my sister-in-law who is married to Alex's brother who has advanced PD and has a great deal of trouble walking and mananging his balance she had not heard of this either. I am so grateful to have some one like you as a friend on MPT and all my other friends we can usually find an answer to the questions we may have or a suggestion for the same THANK YOU and an armful of hugs Pam

posted over 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Maye you could use white tape. instead of paint

posted over 4 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Thank you Alan. Your are a fountain of information. Keep reading and researching. Question: Have you heard that L-Lysine should be used in conjunction with the coconut oil? I have not read this anywhere and was told by the lady at the health food store that it helped. I don't want to have my sister take anything that is not needed as she has huge allergies and keeping her medicines balanced is a very delicate thing. Appreciate your insight.

posted over 4 years ago
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