Smart PLAYBALL: a new approach in using common balls for therapy
Updated: Jul 12
Written by - PLAYWORK
Therapists have always incorporated balls and other traditional equipment into their clinical sessions and exercises. However, these tools never provide the therapist with objective information that reflects patient's true compliance with the exercise protocol. Therapists are invested in maximizing patient engagement in order to boost treatment efficiency, which translates into maximizing healthcare reimbursement and patients' outcomes.
PLAYWORK's proprietary IoT technology turns traditional therapy equipment into smart controllers for engaging video game-style therapeutic exercises on a tablet with visual feedback.
PLAYWORK is an innovative solution for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and medical providers designed to improve patient engagement. By integrating sensors into equipment to measure details like motion and force, PLAYWORK's proprietary IoT technology turns traditional therapy equipment into smart controllers for engaging video game-style therapeutic exercises on a tablet with visual feedback.
PLAYWORK's CE-certified flagship product, the PLAYBALL, is distributed by over a dozen distributors from different countries and is an official supplier of leading healthcare service providers. It comes with a library of compatible full body exercise programs and allows the therapist to create their own. The company continues developing and new versions and product of more common therapeutic implements that will uses the proprietary IOT technology to turn them into smart rehab equipment.
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