Check out the YogiTherapy App! – A Collaboration between the University Hospital and the MaD Lab

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We are very happy to announce that the app YogiTherapy was just published in the Google Play Store and Apple Store in English and German. YogiTherapy is an e-health application tailored to patients with ankylosing spondylitis, which is a systemic rheumatic disease affecting the spinal column and adjacent joints. The app promotes flexible exercising in a home-based environment by providing yoga videos. It furthermore enables self-monitoring using established questionnaires to improve the quality of coordination of care between patients and physicians.

The app was initiated by Dr. Harriet Morf of the Department of Internal Medicine 3 of the University Hospital Erlangen. A first prototype was developed in a collaborative project in the InnoLab of the MaD Lab and resulted in a joint journal paper. Recently, we refined the app and finally published it to make it available to patients.