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MU Researchers Use Depth Cameras for Physical Therapy

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COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 20, 2018 — A team of University of Missouri (MU) researchers has found that depth cameras often associated with video game systems can provide a variety of health care providers with objective information to improve patient care. "In testing the system, we are seeing that it can provide reasonable measurement of hip and knee angles," said Trent Guess, associate professor of physical therapy and orthopaedics. "This means that for only a few hundred dollars, this technology may be able to provide clinics and physical therapists with sufficient information on the lower limbs to assess functional...Read full article

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