Funding Agency

NSERC: Mitacs – Accelerate Program

Date

March 2012 – August 2012

Objective

The goal of this investigation is to calibrate and validate custom pressure sensing insoles against a gold standard pressure measuring device (A Novel pedobarograph). From this calibration, a sampling frequency will be determined to test the efficacy of visual feedback in changing pressure profiles at the foot in a neuropathic population. This investigation will determine if the custom insole accurately measures pressure changes in the foot during standing and walking gait.

You can read more about this study here.  It has been published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.

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