The use of wearable fitness trackers, heart-health sensors, and sleep trackers has been widely adopted, and the stage is set for further innovation. Moreover, the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly accelerated the advancement and implementation of digital healthcare.

New advances in sensing technology are set to spur further innovation in the physical-therapy field, and help fill the gap in guidance that exists in between in-clinic sessions. In recent years, for example, physical therapists have had access to new wearable tracking systems that enable them to measure and assess joint mobility more efficiently in addition to helping guide and motivate patients through their rehabilitation exercises.

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