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App supports pediatric movement therapy

Interview with Fabienne Erben, UX-Design student at Munich University of Applied Sciences

01.06.2022

Image: Three different smartphone screens showing different analysis graphics of the app; Copyright: Fabienne Erben

Analysis data on the children's current training successes can be accessed by parents from the game app via a protected screen.

Image: Orthosis from the 3D printer on a model foot, which also has sensors. Next to it a tablet that shows pressure points on the foot; Copyright: Christina Schill

The KORA research project is developing active orthoses with sensitive soles from the 3D printer for children with gait problems, who can use them to practice natural movement sequences. The "Play for Health" app is designed to support the children in their exercises.

Image: Woman with short hair smiling - Anne Hofmann; Copyright: private

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