Vibrating insoles to improve balance

A Shoe Insole Delivering Subsensory Vibratory Noise Improves Balance and Gait in Healthy Elderly People Lewis Lipsitz, MD, Matthew Lough, James Niemi, Thomas Travison, PhD, Harold Howlett, Brad Manor, PhD Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Articles in Press Quote: Objective The objective of this study was to test whether subsensory vibratory noise applied to the sole of the foot using a novel piezo-electric vibratory insole, can significantly improve sensation, enhance balance, and reduce gait variability in elderly people. We also aimed to determine the optimal level of vibratory noise , and whether the therapeutic effect would endure and the user’s sensory threshold would remain constant during the course of a day

A Shoe Insole Delivering Subsensory Vibratory Noise Improves Balance and Gait in Healthy Elderly People Lewis Lipsitz, MD, Matthew Lough, James Niemi, Thomas Travison, PhD, Harold Howlett, Brad Manor, PhD Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Articles in Press Quote: Objective The objective of this study was to test whether subsensory vibratory noise applied to the sole of the foot using a novel piezo-electric vibratory insole, can significantly improve sensation, enhance balance, and reduce gait variability in elderly people. We also aimed to determine the optimal level of vibratory noise , and whether the therapeutic effect would endure and the user’s sensory threshold would remain constant during the course of a day

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Vibrating insoles to improve balance