Tag: Orthopedics app for iOS

Zimmer announces release of Arthritis 411 app for iPad

mHealth News Briefs with Tim Bredrup Zimmer Holding, Inc., a global musculoskeletal health company, recently announced the availability of a new patient education application designed for Apple’s iPad tablet.  The application, Arthritis 411, will help patients learn more about arthritis pain and explore treatment option, including knee and hip replacement procedures.  Arthritis 411 is free […]

Smartphone aided measurement of spinal deformity proves superior to manual methods

mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Certain smartphone applications can provide quick assistance in the diagnosis  of disease.  One such example is Cobbmeter, a smartphone application designed for the measurement of Cobb angle on Apple’s iPhone. The Cobb angle measures the degree of spinal deformity which exists in a person with scoliosis. In efforts to […]

Use of iPhone can improve acetabular cup orientation in total hip replacement

mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup In a recent study, a novel system is described that uses both the camera and the accelerometer functions of the iPhone to improve the process of acetabular cup placement in total hip arthroplasty. The accelerometer function senses changes in movement and is used in a number of other iPhone […]