A San Diego startup is reimagining physical therapy using a virtual approach and the use of an avatar.
Millions of people are referred to physical therapy regimens annually, and they usually involve doing exercises under the supervision of a therapist who also coaches them on how to perform these exercises at home.
An entrepreneur aiming to fundamentally challenge the status quo believes this current system is wholly inadequate. Too many people are left guessing whether the physical therapy routine is having a desired effect. Patients don't know whether they are performing the exercises the way they should. Referring physicians find it a '"black box" and even...