High-tech socks could help patients and their caregivers

Posted at 6:33 PM, Feb 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-19 18:33:20-05

MASON, Ohio -- Myra Wilson suffers from foot pain. She's hoping her socks could lead to a solution.

Wilson was wearing socks made by the Lebanon-based company Palarum. The socks have three sensors on the bottom of the foot, which can alert caregivers when patients needing help walking are on their feet. 

They also show weight distribution in real time, helping physical therapists help their patients, like Wilson.

Watch the video above to learn more about Palarum and their "superhero" of socks.