Stop by our booth at AAOS, #2951, to see how Breg Flex™ may improve patients’ outcomes. Mobile patient monitoring is here! To learn more, come by the booth or visit www.breg.com/bregflex
Meet Todd. He is only 3 months removed from a total knee replacement and is walking 29 miles per week. Listen to his story on how Breg Flex™ helped him stay focused and achieve his goals. If you’re attending AAOS in New Orleans, stop by Breg’s booth #2951 to see Breg Flex in action. To learn more, visit www.breg.com/bregflex
Breg will be exhibiting at AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons) in New Orleans next week. Stop by our booth #2951 and learn more about Breg Flex™ and Breg Impact™ solutions and products.
We are excited to be listed as the #3 sports medicine technology in 2017 by “Orthopedics This Week” magazine: “Breg, Inc.’s Breg Flex is a first-of-its-kind remote therapy monitoring device. It is mobile and uses sensor technology to gather objective, real-time data. Incorporated into the system are iOS and Android software engines (one for the clinician and one for the patient). Breg Flex’s sensor tracks activity and range-of-motion within 5 degrees of accuracy for flexion and extension and then communicates that data via Bluetooth.” For more information on Breg Flex visit: /www.breg.com/bregflex
Has this ever happened to you while driving? Ready to switch lanes, you look over your shoulder then check the rearview mirror. All clear. You begin to make your move, and out of nowhere comes the sound of a blaring horn. Heart pounding, you jerk the steering wheel and move back into your lane as quickly as possible. The other car was in your blind spot – you didn’t see the whole picture, and your attempted lane change could have ended badly.
Now imagine that same lack of visibility when evaluating a total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patient’s compliance with home therapy exercises. Most patients are given paper or video instructions and sent home to complete their prescribed activities. The clinician is left to wonder if the patient will adhere to the protocol. Is the patient moving the joint and how much? Is the range-of-motion (ROM) where it needs to be? Is the patient in too much pain? About 40 percent of patients do not complete home therapy1,2, sending the clinician scrambling to get the patient back in the right lane to a desired outcome. The pathway to an undesirable outcome is paved with “what-ifs” and “if I had only known sooner” statements. Much like a driver behind the wheel of a car, clinicians are dealing with a blind spot in a patient’s at-home recovery. Read more
Early Beta Program Shows Patients Who Use Breg Flex Are More Likely to Adhere to At-Home Physical Therapy Protocols Following Orthopedic Surgery, Achieving Better Outcomes and Improved Overall Satisfaction
CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 6, 2017 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of integrated solutions that help improve the quality and lower the cost of the orthopedic episode, today announced the launch of Breg Flex™ – a first-of-its-kind mobile health solution designed to facilitate and improve patients’ at-home recovery following orthopedic surgery. Breg is exhibiting the solution during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting, Breg booth #4623. Breg Flex makes at-home physical therapy (PT) more convenient and engaging for patients which promotes protocol adherence, resulting in the potential to improve outcomes, reduce costs and provide a better patient experience. Read more
Game console therapy solutions were originally designed for use in skilled nursing and facility settings. Recently, their use has expanded to include pre-and post-operative therapy at home. Game console therapy involves performing exercises in front of a TV using an Xbox® or camera enabled laptop/tablet tracking the patient’s movement using Microsoft Kinect® camera technology. Results are delivered back to the therapist via a web portal with video communication enabled to discuss the patient’s therapy. The goal is to keep patients compliant in the home setting in order to hit triple aim objectives: lower the cost of care, improve outcomes and create a superior patient experience. Patients also have the option to begin during “pre-hab” and extend into their post-acute therapy setting. Read more