Advertisement

Advancement in Orthopedics Through an Accessible Wearable Device

  • Troy KellyJr.Email author
  • Behzad Mottahed
  • Ryan Integlia
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 973)

Abstract

Wearable technology holds great potential in transforming healthcare. This technology already has applications in medical education and in enhanced accessibility in healthcare. Wearable technology allows medical professionals to access data more efficiently while monitoring patient behavior, thus improving patient care as a whole. The implementation of wearable technology will increase the accuracy of the diagnostic process and decrease cases of medical malpractice, due to improved accuracy. Proposed is a wearable device concept, utilizing wrist-band technology to assist in the development and maintenance of orthopedic health, while avoiding other ailments through enhanced training.

Keywords

Healthcare Migraines Orthopedics Training Wearable technology 

References

  1. 1.
    “The Past, Present and Future of Wearable Technology.” Grace College, 17 November 2016. https://online.grace.edu/news/business/the-past-present-future-of-wearable-technology/. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  2. 2.
    Meiring, R.M., Micklesfield, L.K., Avidon, I., McVeigh, J.A.: Osteogenic effects of a physical activity intervention in South African black children. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. September 2014. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25198222. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  3. 3.
    Maggio, A.B., Rizzoli, R.R., Marchand, L.M., Ferrari, S., Beghetti, M., Farpour-Lambert, N.J.: Physical activity increases bone mineral density in children with type 1 diabetes. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. (2012). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22246217. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  4. 4.
    Metcalfe, L., Lohman, T., Going, S., Houtkooper, L., Ferriera, D., Flint-Wagner, H., Guido, T., Martin, J., Wright, J., Cussler, E.: Post-menopausal women and exercise for prevention of osteoporosis, May/June 2001. https://cals.arizona.edu/cpan/files/Metcalfe%20ACSM%20final%20article.pdf. Accessed 15 Feb 2019
  5. 5.
    Villareal, D.T., Fontana, L., Das, S.K., Redman, L., Smith, S.R., Saltzman, E., Bales, C., Rochon, J., Pieper, C., Huang, M., Lewis, M., Schwartz, A.V., Calerie, G.R.: Effect of two-year caloric restriction on bone metabolism and bone mineral density in non-obese younger adults: a randomized clinical trial. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. (2016). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26332798. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  6. 6.
    Redman, L.M., Rood, J., Anton, S.D., Champagne, C., Smith, S.R., Ravussin, E., Pennington, T.E.: Calorie restriction and bone health in young, overweight individuals. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. 22 (2008). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18809812. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  7. 7.
    Compston, J.E., Laskey, M.A., Croucher, P.I., Coxon, A., Kreitzman, S.: Effect of diet-induced weight loss on total body bone mass. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. (1992). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1315653. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  8. 8.
    Wu, C.-H., Zhang, Z.-H., Wu, M.-K., Wang, C.-H., Lu, Y.-Y., Lin, C.-L.: Increased migraine risk in osteoporosis patients: a nationwide population-based study, 22 August 2016. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4993742/#. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  9. 9.
    “Osteoporosis.” MedlinePlus, 19 December 2018. https://medlineplus.gov/osteoporosis.html. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  10. 10.
    “Exercise Can Help You Beat Headaches.” Stroke Center - EverydayHealth.com. 20 June 2014. https://www.everydayhealth.com/headache-and-migraine/exercise-to-beat-headaches.aspx. Accessed 21 Jan 2019
  11. 11.
    “Healthcare’s opportunity to bridge the digital divide – and boost health literacy.” Chilmark Research, 15 January 2018. https://www.chilmarkresearch.com/healthcares-opportunity-bridge-digital-divide-boost-health-literacy/. Accessed 10 Feb 2019
  12. 12.
    Health literacy and health information technology adoption: the potential for a new digital divide. J. Med. Internet Res. https://www.jmir.org/2016/10/e264. Accessed 10 Feb 2019
  13. 13.
    Brodie, M., Flournoy, R.E., Altman, D.E., Blendon, R.J., Benson, J.M., Rosenbaum, M.D.: Health information, the Internet, and the digital divide. https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/pdf/10.1377/hlthaff.19.6.255.Accessed 9 Feb 2019
  14. 14.
    Singh, G., Supriya, S.: A study of encryption algorithms (RSA, DES, 3DES and AES) for information security. Int. J. Comput. Appl. 67(19), 33–38 (2013).  https://doi.org/10.5120/11507-7224CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Haghi, M., Thurow, K., Stoll, R.: Wearable devices in medical Internet of things: scientific research and commercially available devices. Healthc. Inf. Res. 23(1), 4 (2017).  https://doi.org/10.4258/hir.2017.23.1.4CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Patel, S., Park, H., Bonato, P., Chan, L., Rodgers, M.: A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation. J. NeuroEng. Rehabil. 9(1), 21 (2012).  https://doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-9-21CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    CLODOC: Uses of Wearable Technology in Healthcare ~ CLODOC, 13 December 2017. https://www.clodoc.com/blog/uses-of-wearable-technology-in-healthcare/. Accessed 10 Feb 2019

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Florida Polytechnic UniversityLakelandUSA
  2. 2.Stevens Institute of TechnologyHobokenUSA

Personalised recommendations