New System May Better Measure Walking Problems

New System May Better Measure Walking Problems

302015

New System May Better Measure Walking Problems

Researchers have developed a new system that might better measure walking or gait problems in people with Friedreich’s ataxia and other nerve and muscle conditions. The study describing this method was published in the journal Sensors, as “Gauging Gait Disorders with a Method Inspired by Motor Control Theories: A Pilot Study in Friedreich’s Ataxia.” Difficulty walking is one of the most common symptoms of Friedreich’s ataxia and hampers patient mobility in many other disorders as…

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