We know what boots are made for…”These boots are made for walkin’, and that’s just what they’ll do…”

But do you know what can a “SmartBoot” do?

That is what some engineering students in Delaware have designed. It’s a special boot that helps broken and fractured feet to heal faster.

The designers of the “SmartBoot” say they want to improve the healing process for people with injured feet.  Usually, patients get some quick training from doctors on how to walk properly again…

“And then, they kind of send them off for weeks at a time to hopefully maintain that training.”  That is Brian Knarr, a scientist at the University of Delaware who oversaw the students behind the “SmartBoot.” Read more

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