Challenges Involved in the Design of an e-Health Application for a Wearable Scoliosis Monitoring System

  • Gheorghe Daniel Voinea
  • Cristian Postelnicu
  • Silviu Butnariu
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 618)


The use of a wearable scoliosis monitoring system can improve the process of rehabilitation by offering objective information about the movement of the spine. Such a system provides a new source of knowledge to physicians and enables them to implement a more efficient treatment. The system uses magnetic and inertial measurement units (IMUs) that are placed on an adjustable frame. The main challenges for an eHealth application and a multi-criteria analysis are presented in this paper.


e-Health Scoliosis monitoring Portable device 



This paper was realized within the Partnership Programme in priority domains - PN-II, which runs with the financial support of MEN-UEFISCDI, Project no. 227/2014, System for Diagnosis and Therapy of Spine Diseases (SPINE).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gheorghe Daniel Voinea
    • 1
  • Cristian Postelnicu
    • 1
  • Silviu Butnariu
    • 1
  1. 1.Transilvania University of BrasovBrasovRomania

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