Proud to be ISO 13485 certified! Gait Up can now develop its own Medical Device

Gait Up has achieved the “ISO 13485 Certified Management System” certification: a big milestone! This certifies that Gait Up’s quality management system complies with highly-regulated official ISO standards for the design & manufacturing of medical devices. Certification was delivered by SQS (Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems) who is part of the world-wide IQ Net. This International Quality Certification Network is an…

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel runs a clinical study using the Gait Analysis Package on stroke patients

The research groups Rehabilitation Research (RERE) & Frailty in Ageing (FRIA) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel have started a research investigating the gait spatio-temporal parameters of stroke patients using Gait Up equipment. The study design is twofold: The first objective is to validate the use of Physilog® inertial sensors against the Vicon® optical marker system. Vicon® systems…

Gait Up supports the World Parkinson’s Disease Day

Today, April 11th is World Parkinson’s Disease Day: Gait Up supports research in the field of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), to improve quality of life of patients. Take a look at the Parkinson’s Disease section of our Science Page [under Neurologic & Chronic Conditions] to read publications validating our Gait Analysis system on patients with Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease (PD)…

Today is National Biomechanics Day!

Today we celebrate National Biomechanics Day (NBD) 2017 around the theme “Science Meets Fun”! This celebration aims at the development of Biomechanics as a standard component in high school education around the world. Initiated in the US in 2016, this celebration gathered over 2,000 students and teachers from high schools around the U.S. Gait Up supports this world-wide…

Validation study of HandsUp, the smartphone application for shoulder function evaluation

A scientific article on the clinical utility of smartphone for shoulder function B-B score has just been published! This study aimed at the technical and clinical validation of a B-B Score smartphone application for shoulder function evaluation. Congratulations to this complementary team of experts in Lausanne coming from the Physiotherapy Department of HESAV (HES-SO) school, EPFL polytechncal university…