Limb load monitor: evaluation of a sensory feedback device for controlled weight bearing

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1982 Jan;63(1):38-41.


In order to evaluate usefulness of the Limb Load Monitor (LLM), an auditory feedback device, in a prescribed weight-bearing program, a clinical study was conducted. Results were divided into objective and subjective findings. Objective findings substantiated that both the study group and control group reached established goals, but the study group reached goals twice as fast. Subjective findings indicated that the device served to remind and assume the patient that weight bearing was being performed as prescribed.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Body Weight*
  • Calibration
  • Equipment Design
  • Feedback*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Locomotion
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Rehabilitation / instrumentation*