Smart Wearables for Orthopaedic patients

Project Team Leader
Dr Justin Fernandez (UoA)

Project Team
A/Prof Thor Besier (UoA)
Dr Ju Zhang (UoA)
Dr Jacob Munro (UoA,ADHB)
Prof Gary Hooper (UoO, CDHB)
Shasha Yeung (UoA)
Stephen Flint (UniServices)

Project Summary
Wearable technology is slowly being adopted by the medical community. Our concept is a mobile wearable sensor that intelligently predicts joint loading and recovery metrics following orthopaedic implant surgery using a combination of trained population data and patient-specific motion analysis data. This project involves (i) clinical evaluation of our technology in the ADHB and (ii) validating our tools against patient-specific motion analysis data.