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  1. 1. Who What When Where Why ? How Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  2. 2. A product needs to be created that enables the patient to continue their recovery outside of designated physiotherapy sessions. The product needs to be a benefit to both physio and patient, therefore should be cost effective, comfortable and give the patient confidence and motivation to correctly further their recovery at outside of professional treatment. Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  3. 3. Primary benefiter: the patient Because: - current product is ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘awkward’ - can only be used while lying down - exercises carry a lack of motivation and stimulation Secondary benefiter: the physiotherapist Because: - they will now have more time to designate exercises. - can allow patients to continue recovery correctly at home Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  4. 4. This product is… a whiplash rehabilitation device primary aims - improving the user experience - dealing with motivation and confidence - issues lowering costs - reducing the number of physiotherapy sessions required.. The current solution… The 'Stabilizer Bio-Feedback device’ is not patient friendly as it is - uncomfortable - awkward to use - has limited ways in which it can be used. is not physio friendly as it is - too expensive - does not give freedom to focus on anything other than the patien Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  5. 5. The products main area of use will be outside of physiotherapy sessions. Whether the user is at home, in the office or travelling, this device can be used. It can also be used while standing sitting lying down Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  6. 6. The product can be used before - during - after physiotherapy sessions. From the patients perspective From a physiotherapist perspective it can it will be a product that is be used under their supervision and then - portable after a physio session they know that the so can be used.. patient will be able to efficiently complete - at home the exercise programme decided by them - in the office during the session. - while travelling, etc. Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  7. 7. The current method of treatment is the Stabilizer ‘Bio-Feedback’ device. However this device was designed for back injury treatment and adapted to neck injury treatment so it has several flaws 1 when first picked up it could easy be interpreted as having any of 3 different uses. when exercises are being carried out the device requires 2 the user to hold the pump/pressure gauge aloft for the duration. the device has an expensive price tag, this means physios 3 are either unable or reluctant to give them to patients for home use. Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  8. 8. o Plastic frame o Foam inner layer o Front + back comfort pads o Elongated Velcro-strap • To fit all sizes o Adjustable spring for pressure • Hexagonal key • 6 pressures Whiplash Rehabilitation Device
  9. 9. o High back / low back o Velcro- strap / button fasteners o Motivational aspect •Electronic side counter •Front laser o Pressure change • Hexagonal key • Change of spring • Pressure pump Whiplash Rehabilitation Device