Poorly functioning balance organs not only lead to imbalance when walking but often also lead to feelings of isolation and broader health complaints. Maastricht University came up with a solution: a hip belt that offers the body signals to stay in balance. The effect turned out to be so good, that a commercial product was made of it. Last week it came on the market.

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Author profile picture Bart Brouwers is co-founder and co-owner of Media52 BV, the publisher of