Journal article

Mobile Decision Support and Data Provisioning for Low Back Pain

Simo Hosio, Jaro Karppinen, Niels van Berkel, Jonas Oppenlaender, Jorge Goncalves

COMPUTER | IEEE COMPUTER SOC | Published : 2018

Abstract

The authors present Back Pain Buddy, a mobile application offering decision support and coaching for people with low back pain (LBP). The application takes advantage of smartphones powerful capabilities and provides a crowd-sourced decision support system for discovering treatments and a mobile sensing solution for collecting data about users activities that are crucial in LBP research.