Wearable, AI-assisted UltiGesture May Curb Gait Freezing

Wearable, AI-assisted UltiGesture May Curb Gait Freezing

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Wearable, AI-assisted UltiGesture May Curb Gait Freezing

An interdisciplinary research team from William and Mary University and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) are working on artificial intelligence programming to help develop a wearable device to treat freezing of gait (FoG), the temporary inability to move while walking, which is a motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease. “Freezing of Gait can be very isolating socially. It’s very burdensome, or at least taxing, on family members that have to help their loved ones. It affects their…

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