7 reasons why data-driven, device-based exercise therapy will change spine and orthopedic care

There is strong scientific evidence that structured exercise therapy should be used as the first-line treatment for a number of musculoskeletal problems. There are, however, no definitions for the best kind of exercise therapy for each problem. Both tools and methods are relatively randomly used to the best knowledge of each therapists. In this article …

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Data-driven rehabilitation improves St. Lucas’ productivity and outcomes

In a blog post Dr. Marc Soenen and Luc van Compernolle showed how St. Lucas hospital in Bruges, Belgium got nationwide reimbursement for their back and spine program. In this blog, they explain how their new data-driven DAVID rehabilitation system helps both patients and therapists by improving productivity, patient engagement, and overall outcomes. In 2015, St. Lucas decided to …

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How back-related sick days at Mercedes-Benz factory dropped by 75%

The partnership between a Spanish health service company Athlon Koop and David Health Solutions has produced successful company prevention programs in Spanish factories including Mercedes-Benz and Renault, among others. This article focuses on the case of Mercedes-Benz and how a company prevention program powered by DAVID helped to improve the operations at their factories. Asier Viteri, Director …

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Exercise performance, not your age, is the best guide to how long you’re going to live

Performance on a treadmill stress test, used to calculate your “physiological” age, is a better predictor of longevity than your actual chronological age. And when doctors talk about physiological age – whether their bodies are older or younger than the actual years they have lived – patients are more motivated to maintain their exercise regime …

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