Patients place the smart insoles in their favourite pair of shoes – and then forget about them. Every time you go for a walk, your smart insoles collect data on your gait; this data is securely transmitted to the Celestra Health cloud where AI algorithms are applied to gain insights into your walking patterns and balance. Our algorithms establish a baseline for each user, from which we can detect even the slightest changes. In some cases, the user’s walking may improve due to physiotherapy and rehab; in other cases, their walking pattern may show signs of deterioration. Celestra Health can even detect walking events such as foot drops and stumbles, or identify specific walking phenotypes (for example, MS patients often exhibit spasticity, due to a tightness in their leg muscles that prevents them from maintaining smooth, controlled limb movements and increases their risk of falling) or detect when the patient is using an assistive walking device.
Specialized Wearable Technology
While smart watches and smart phones are widely used for tracking health and exercise-related data, there are limitations when it comes to tracking walking patterns using a device that is attached to your wrist or is in your back pocket, jacket or knapsack. While Celestra Health makes use of movement data available from your smart watch and/or smart phone (if available) to increase the accuracy of its insights, neither smart watches nor smart phones are able to capture gait data with the same level of accuracy.
Designed for Everyday Use
At Celestra Health, we have worked closely with patients to ensure our wearable device fits into their lives as seamlessly as possible. Our smart insoles are invisible to others, as they are fully hidden within your shoes.