For years, BTS has included the Tekscan Baropodometry line as part of its product portfolio to complement its own offerings. For a detailed diagnosis of foot support it is possible make use of Electronic Baropodometry (EBP). This exam provides an anatomical and functional assessment of the foot with an impression of the pressure exerted on the ground when in the full upright standing position and while walking. In a clinical setting, this allows for the study of foot loading and musculoskeletal system disorders associated with orthopedic, neurological, diabetic, vascular, orthodontic, otolaryngological diseases, both during development and into adulthood. It is possible to describe the morphology, function, and static and dynamic dysfunction of the foot with an impression of the pathology within the foot or other areas that are interconnected anatomically and functionally. This makes it possible not only to form a diagnosis but also to make an evaluation for surgical, rehabilitation, or orthotic treatment.
BTS Bioengineering > Pressure Analysis
The baropodometric test can be taken barefoot or with shoes, with or without orthodics (arch supports and sole inserts) for static standing trials, dynamic gait running and jumping trials, or to measure of barycentric coordinates, equilibrium or postural morphology. Because they are non-invasive they can be repeated many times and also used for prevention. The data provided by this test can be used to design custom orthodic inserts that provide a better load distribution.
adaptable for shoes,
functional deformities correction,
improved tolerance of congenital or acquired deformities (trauma, degenerative, etc.)
These Baropodometric systems can be integrated with optoelectronic systems for movement analysis and BTS electromyography systems to obtain a comprehensive analysis of the subjects.