Professor Yoram Baram of Haifa Technion has developed a device that will allow those suffering from multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease to correct gait.
device, according to the creator, is a modernized version developed a few years ago the device, which had the same targets.
The main difference is the devices that the previous unit was built on visual feedback, and new - auditory device with an additional visual element, explained the professor.
The device is attached to the belt and measure the movement of the body, then the resulting information is processed and the signal is transmitted to the earpiece.
According to Baram, the new device helps patients who have difficulties with owning your own body."Now they hear their steps, and their quality. We can only maintain the rhythm of walking," - he says.
In clinical trials, the device showed improved speed of movement by 13% for short-term use, and by almost 19% in long-term prevention.