KinesiaU FAQ

The user guide for the KinesiaU motor assessment system can be downloaded here. Below are answers to some common questions.

Validation

Have the symptom scoring algorithms been clinically validated?

Yes! Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies is proud that the technology used in KinesiaU has been validated with thousands of data points and in over eighty scientific publications and presentations. Kinesia technology has been shown to provide outcomes for Parkinson’s symptoms similar to expert clinician scores, and it has been successfully used by both patients and clinicians.

Device compatibility

What smartphones are compatible?

KinesiaU requires an Android tablet or smartphone running Android 7.1 or higher and Wear OS 2.0.

Which smartwatches are compatible?

KinesiaU requires an Android smartwatch compatible with Wear OS 2.0. Please click here for a list of smartwatches that have been tested and are known to work with KinesiaU.

Can KinesiaU be used with an iPhone or Apple watch?

KinesiaU is currently only available for Android.

Prescription

Why does the KinesiaU motor assessment require a prescription?

KinesiaU is an FDA-regulated medical device that currently is only available under the order of a physician.

How do I get a prescription?

Please talk to your doctor about the KinesiaU motor assessment system. Your doctor can write a prescription for KinesiaU just like they would for any other medical device. Just make sure the prescription includes your e-mail address so we can register you to use the app.

Is there anything special or different about the prescription?

A prescription for KinesiaU is like a prescription for any other medical device with two small exceptions. 1. We need the prescription to include your e-mail address so that we can register you to use the app. 2. The prescription must be sent directly to Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies to be filled (see below), as currently no other supplier can distribute KinesiaU.

How and where does the prescription get sent?

A prescription for KinesiaU must be sent directly to Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies to be filled, as currently no other supplier can distribute KinesiaU:
1. MAIL: The original prescription may be mailed to:
Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc.
6100 Rockside Woods Blvd. N. Suite 415
Independence, OH 44131

2. FAX: The doctor’s office may fax the prescription to (216) 361-5420.

Fees

How much does it cost?

The app is free to download but requires a paid subscription. We currently offer two pricing plans: $30/month (minimum 6 months) or $299/year.

Free Demo

How can I try out the app?

The full version of the KinesiaU app requires a prescription, but a free DEMO version is available in Google Play.

What functionality is provided in the demo app?

The demo version of KinesiaU demonstrates the usage of the app, provides simulated sample reports, and helps check compatibility with your smartphone and smartwatch.

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