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The NexStride team at De Oro Devices wants to make a difference in the lives of those experiencing Freezing of gait (also known as Parkinsonian gait). We have spent countless hours researching and refining NexStride so it is intuitive to use and blends seamlessly into daily life, ensuring optimal impact with minimal intrusion.

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Freezing of Gait can be characterized into three different forms:

Benefits of Visual and Auditory Cues To Help Overcome Freezing Of Gait

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