Record the motion symptoms of disorders like Parkinsons Disease


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Personal KinetiGraph™  detects movement

Personal KinetiGraph™

Global Kinetics Corporation with researchers from the Florey Neuroscience Institute, presents the Personal KinetiGraph™ (PKG™) movement recording. The PKG™ Data Logger is a wrist worn device, that looks like a wristwatch, that automatically records movement data to assist Doctors in their diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms of movement disorders. The Personal KinetiGraph™ (PKG™) movement recordingThe PKG™ Data Logger is worn like a wrist watch and features a vibrating reminder of when patients should register that they have taken their levodopa medication as prescribed by their Doctor. It is worn continuously over 6 to 10 days in the home environment during the activities of daily living, during which time it uses an accelerometer to automatically record movement data. This data enables a report to be created for the Neurologist showing the kinematics of symptoms of movement disorders and the timing of levodopa medication for compliance monitoring.Having an objective record of the movement symptoms assists the Doctor’s understanding of the nature and progression of the disease.  On assessment of the movement recording the Doctor may change the treatment: type, amount or timing of the medication, or recommend an advanced therapy, such as deep brain stimulation. The Personal KinetiGraph™ - cutting edge technology being used by Doctors to help improve the quality of life for sufferers of movement disorders.
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