Wearable technology has moved beyond Google Glasses and your average activity tracker.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of the exoskeleton — which enables individuals who are disabled or paralyzed to walk again — is one dramatic example of how this advancing technology can revolutionize the treatment of injured workers
Wearables may be one of the fastest growing technology sectors. (Photo: iStock)
Location trackers also can assist employees with brain injuries during the healing process. (Photo: Parker Hannifin Corporation)
Wearables are already beginning to improve the way workers’ compensation injuries are managed and prevented, getting injured workers healthy and back on the job quickly and safely. (Photo: iStock)