JoinTreat: Smart protective ankle brace embedded with sensors to measure the tension of the Achilles Tendon and collect data.

Designed for Achilles tendon rupture or Tendonitis patients to help with their recovery and prevent secondary injury.

 

OBJECTIVES

Support

Maximize ankle stability and keep warm

Smart

Detect tension and give instant feedback

Share

 Build up databases for communities

DESIGN CRITERIA

Functional

  • Give real-time notifications and feedback for each movement

  • Collect data and analyze

  • Provide communication platform

Experiential

  • Make it easier for patients to tract their recovery stages

  • Limit motion to prevent injury

  • Directly contact with doctors in the App

Emotive

  • Let patients feel more secure while doing sports

  • Be able to get in touch with other pacients and be connected

 
 

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SUPPORT: Brace design

PATTERN

MATERIALS

Neoprene

Conductive Fabric

Elastic Band

Velcro

 

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SMART: Arduino Mock-up

FLOW CHART

ARDUINO CODING: If Statement Conditional

ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

 Main Board

Stretch Sensor

Vibrator

Conductive Thread

Battery

 

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SHARE: App design

The app allows users to access the databases of each activity and communicate with other patients or doctors to help to fasten their recovery.

  • Viewing history

  • Browsing data

  • Connecting doctor

  • Writing a post

PAGES

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Home (Function)

Login Page

Cover.jpg

Home page: provides easy access

Home.jpg

Real-time measuring tension values of the Achilles Tendon with graphic

Home – 1.jpg

Change max tension notification value to fit different self-conditions

Home – 4.jpg

Record measuring histories to track user's recovery progress

Home – 3.jpg

Modify Bluetooth connections

Home – 5.jpg

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Database

Search for information about different sports and posts from other users

Database.jpg

Sport icons for quicker access

Search - Type.jpg

Post and share your own story and experiences with the community

Add.jpg

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Messages

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Profile

Contact your doctor directly online

Message.jpg

Browsing your doctor's profile

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Personal profile and settings

Profile.jpg

SYSTEM MAP

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604-358-1917

11531 Seaport Ave

Richmond, BC, V7A 3E2