musculoskeletal injury

By Jonah Comstock 11:16 am August 12, 2015
Following a small initial study, a UK-based startup reports that its digital health platform can decrease pain and stiffness in patients with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Hinge Health's platform decreased pain by 52 percent on average and stiffness by 56 percent over 12 weeks, among a group of 20 patients. CEO Daniel Perez founded the startup in October 2014 with co-founder Gabriel...
By Aditi Pai 06:48 am February 9, 2015
New York City-based Force Therapeutics raised $1.7 million in a round that the company started September 2013, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to date to $2.2 million. Existing investors include former OpenTable CEO Thomas Layton; former CEO of Revolution Health and TicketMaster, John Pleasants; and FiveW Capital Managing Member Randall Winn. The company raised...
By Jonah Comstock 12:13 pm May 7, 2013
According to United States Army Lt. Colonel Deydre Teyhen from Fort Detrick in Maryland, the Army has piloted a combination of mobile devices and big data to prevent musculoskeletal injuries to soldiers. (CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Lt. Teyhen's title as private.) Speaking at the American Telemedicine Association conference, which is taking place in Austin,...