Wearable Technology in Workers’ Comp: Taking the Great Leap Forward

Until recently, wearables have been largely used by consumers to track fitness activity. But wearables are gaining traction in the area of injury prevention and recovery. The recent FDA approval of the Indego exoskeleton, which enables paraplegics, amputees and people suffering from many types of gait disabilities to walk, is the latest milestone in the new world of wearable technology for injured workers.