Making Strides in Personalized Health Care

It is frequently said that we can learn a lot about a person by the way that they walk. While this statement is generally referring to personality traits and should probably be taken with a grain of salt, in certain other respects it is demonstrably true. In medicine, for example, assessing an individual’s walking gait is an invaluable diagnostic tool. Abnormalities or changes in walking patterns can be one of the first visible signs of a number of neurodegenerative diseases, like Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.

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