Researchers at the University of Queensland are trialling new technology to help senior Australians stay on their feet and reduce falls.
The VertiGuard is a light-weight sensor worn on a belt that continuously records and detects the body’s sway in different directions.
An exercise program is created using the data, which helps train the body into better movement and balance.
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David Ramsay is taking part in the trial after recently suffering a fall.
“I do have a bit of an issue with balance,” he said.
“If I can improve the way I walk and my posture when I’m walking