Tagged: injury

Stryker’s Allayant saves the paramedics’ spine

Stryker’s Allayant saves the paramedics’ spine

If you are a paramedic attending many calls in a single day; lifting and carrying patients from accident sites, home or even hospital wards can strain your back, leaving you in pain and stress. Keeping in mind the amount of physical stress that the back bone of a paramedic bears every day, Leonardo Ochoa at the Art Centre College of Design has designed a uniform for Stryker, Christened as Allayant which comes as a rescue angel for paramedics. This uniform has an artificial built-in spine (spring) which supports the back and torso of the paramedic wearing it, reducing the strain...

Freeze Flex: Fabric-based iced warp around for ailing limbs

Do you struggle applying ice packs when hurt, just because they are very cold and don’t really stay in place for an extended period? Enter Freeze Flex – a one stop solution to all your problems. The Freeze Flex is a novel gel-filled ice pack with fabric body which guards your skin from being too cold it also has triangular patterns that contour to the natural curves of the human body.