Wearable pain management

Managing pain via wearable technology

By Dr Shelley Hyman | April 28, 2018

Wearables provide a new way of managing pain. We have had TENS (Trancutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) for years. TENS uses high frequency electrical stimulation for pain relief. We know have a whole host of wearables coming out that claim they can reduce pain on the go, without having to see a physiotherapist or health practitioner.…

Spire stone biofeedback

SPIRE Stone: Monitoring stress via your breathing

By Dr Shelley Hyman | April 23, 2018

As everyone I know knows I love my tech and wearables, it was no surprise that someone from work bought me for Xmas a Spire Stone. Actually, they know I love all things Apple, so just went to the Apple store and bought me the one thing they thought I didn’t own. Spire has proven…

PIP biofeedback

PIP: Portable biofeedback to manage stress via your smartphone

By Dr Shelley Hyman | April 23, 2018

PIP measures your electrodermal skin conductance (fancy way of saying electrical activity measured on your finger tips). For decades we have known that this is a good measure of stress. PIP is not just a way of checking in an monitoring your stress levels, it also has some pretty cool biofeedback programs to then help…

Neuralink Elon Musk

Elon Musk, Neuralink & the future of our brains

By Dr Shelley Hyman | April 20, 2018

Elon Musk, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO, founded a brain-computer interface company in 2016 called Neuralink. The company focuses on creating devices that can be implanted into the human brain that in the short term aims to alleviate symptoms of dangerous and chronic medical conditions. Musk stated that the first use of the technology would…