Sensor For Relieving Back Pain
Americans spend $50 billion a year trying to relieve back pain.
BackAlert is disrupting this market with its tech-enabled therapeutic workouts.
The company’s solution is a sensor that attaches to a user’s back and helps create the right spinal alignment.
This patented sensor tracks movement, and vibrates when the user does anything that might harm their back — for example, slouching.
At the same time, this sensor pairs with an interactive, at-home 21-day wellness video system. These videos feature physical therapy exercises focused on stretching, strengthening, and massaging the back.
The company has already received investments from Y Combinator, Harvard Business Angels, and Charge Ventures. It has a utility patent on its sensor, and has generated $160,000 in revenue in the past three months.