This ultra-thin insole can tell doctors what’s wrong with your foot

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Sports injuries come in all shapes and sizes, and even when it's clear where the pain is, it's much more difficult to determine the cause. While innovations such as the Sensoria smart sock have already been able to detect bad running habits, the new Moticon Science insole fits discreetly into athletes' shoes and delivers rich data to sports scientists. Created by Germany-based Moticon, the device is an ultra-thin layer that is laden with sensors and can fit into any shoe. When the insole is in place, it can measure weight distribution, motion patterns, force, timing and balance of the foot. Each…

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