In-Shoe or Platform: Which Gait Technology is Right for You?
Are you considering gait analysis technology for your research? Pressure measurement systems – such as the F-Scan™ in-shoe systems, and the Strideway™ modular gait analysis platform – offer flexibility and objective analysis capabilities to capture information that may be going unnoticed by visual observation.
So, how do you know if your project is best suited with an in-shoe system, or a platform configuration? Here are some helpful guidelines to consider:
Data & Subjects
Young children, geriatrics, or patients with mobility aides may have difficulty with an in-shoe system.
On the other hand, platforms are often wide enough to accomodate mobility aides like walkers.
Both F-Scan and Strideway are portable systems, but Strideway requires a larger floor space once assembled.
F-Scan offers flexibility for changing environments, but Strideway can provide insights into patient stability.
Both Strideway and F-Scan capture force, pressure and timing information that other systems do not.
Strideway provides spatial information such as stride length that F-Scan does not, but F-Scan has a faster data collection rate, essential in certain sports applications.
Are you limited by space?
How much time will you spend with each patient or subject?
Strideway is available in custom sizes to fit your space, but can also be quickly disassembled for storage when needed.
F-Scan requires little storage space, is portable, and can be used in spaces of any size.
Strideway requires little setup time, and data can be accessed and analyzed in an instant.
F-Scan requires that sensors be trimmed to fit the patient, adding minimal time to the visit.
Tekscan Gait Analysis Solutions
Tekscan’s gait analysis solutions capture multiple sequential foot strikes and provide more that just pressure information! Different resolutions are available to accommodate all patient types.
Vast Data Options
Diverse Patient Populations
Watch a product demonstration of both our F-Scan and Strideway systems!
We are pleased to offer you two system-specific webinars for you to watch.
Watch either of our two system-specific webinars from the media players below:
|Strideway - Modular Gait Analysis Platform
|F-Scan - In-Shoe Pressure Measurement System