Case Study

Using SportsAT for Balance Assessments & Rehabilitation

This case study demonstrates how essential data from SportsAT helped the clinician improve the patient's balance and reduce the sway as a result of lower extremity injuries.

This case study demonstrates the use of SportsAT for assessing lower extremity injuries.

This case summary describes the recovery of lower extremity injuries in a middle-aged man due to a skiing accident. See how with information from Tekscan's SportsAT™ software the clinician was able to improved the client's balance and reduced his sway.

The Balance Compass in SportsAT software was used during the rehabilitation process.The Balance Compass in SportsAT software was used during the rehabilitation process.

Background: Adult male in his mid-fifties.

Problems: Ski accident where client was injured with multiple spiral fractures of right tibia and fibula.

Test Conditions: A pre-treatment and a 1-month post treatment assessment were completed using the SportsAT software. The patient was asked to stand on the MobileMat™ standing still with two feet, in socks, for 30 seconds, arms hanging at side and eyes open.

Conclusion: The end results reveal an improvement in balance and a reduction in sway for the client.

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