Hacking Health

Hacking Health

5 Episodes

Documentary | United States • Get a glimpse at the future of health and rehab through five individuals testing out groundbreaking new technology and programs, from robotic exoskeletons to virtual reality pain relief. Judging by their stories, the future is bright.

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Hacking Health
  • Episode 1 - Exoskeletons

    Episode 1

    After an accident left him wheelchair-bound, Robert turned his life around with the help of ReWalk, a cutting-edge robotic exoskeleton. A revealing look at how much our bodies rely on walking.

  • Episode 2 - Virtual Reality

    Episode 2

    The era of relying on opioids is over. Virtual reality technology is enabling individuals with injury-induced paralysis like Woody to reduce chronic pain through simulating movements with VR limbs.

  • Episode 3 - Facial Recognition

    Episode 3

    Technology is enabling paralyzed individuals to have more options than ever. Sergio, a quadriplegic, trades his mouthstick for an app that allows him to paint using simple facial movements.

  • Episode 4 - Telehealth

    Episode 4

    Like many seniors in the US, Betsy has chronic health issues but not the finances to treat them, until she found TIPS (Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors). Now she has help, and a new family.

  • Episode 5 - Gamify

    Episode 5

    After struggling with ADHD for years, Kaylea’s found a system that works: playing games. At the Secret Agent Society, she’s making remarkable improvement by playing simulated games in a safe space.