PRESS: Wisconsin startups partner to offer hospitals remote physical therapy system for joint replacement


fiercemeddevicesPhysical therapy both before and after joint replacement surgery can make the procedure–which is increasingly common in wealthy countries as populations age and grow heavier–go more smoothly and reduce associated costs. A pair of startups, patient care company Wellbe and physical therapy automation startup Kiio, have come up with a remote monitoring system that combines software and a hand-held device to offer a range of more than 1,500 templates for physical therapy exercises. Read more from FierceMedicalDevices.