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FDA News Announces VERA’s 510(k) Clearance for ‘Rehabilitating the Trunk and Upper Extremities’

By June 13, 2019 September 9th, 2019 No Comments
FDA News Announces VERA's 510(k) Clearance for 'Rehabilitating the Trunk and Upper Extremities'

No less an authority than the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has now officially reported the news that it has granted 510(k) clearance for the use of our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA®) digital physical therapy platform in “rehabilitating the trunk and upper extremities.”

Noting that VERA has already received FDA clearance for the treatment of lower extremities — i.e., knee and hip replacement surgery — the report by the FDA News goes on to explain how the “prescription-only platform uses a computerized coach to assist patients with their rehabilitation,” while measuring patient movements “through 3D scanning,” performing “functional assessments,” and keeping track of the patient’s “physical therapy progress and statistics via a dashboard, which can be viewed by both the patient and their provider.”

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