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University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s First to Use Augment Therapy in a Hospital Setting to Enhance Outcomes of Physical Therapy

University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is the nation’s first children’s hospital to use Augment Therapy, a new treatment option for physical therapists helping to get patients excited about physical activity. A generous grant from the Carson Higgins Memorial … Read More

Health Beat: Caring for hospitalized kids during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented many pediatric physical therapy patients from getting out of their rooms and participating in their normal exercises. However, the introduction and implementation of Augment Therapy into the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital helped children, like ten-year-old … Read More

Accelerators Help Augment Therapy Pick Up Speed

Augment Therapy has continued picking up steam in 2021, and this has been driven by participation in two “accelerators.” With any new startup, a founder often finds herself asking: Do we have what it takes? Are we legitimate? This year, … Read More

CEO Lindsay Watson Featured in Soar to Success Magazine

“We create immersive technology experiences for the child for therapeutic benefit. Children are engaged through an application on an iPhone, or an iPad. Using patient-facing augmented reality games, we modify their environment and the therapy experience. We are doing basic … Read More

Encouraging Therapy Engagement in Schools

Physical therapist, Amy Pratt, received a grant funded by Ohio Collaborative for Educating Remotely and Transforming Education, to further the use of Augment Therapy at Montgomery County ESC School District. The grant helped provide Augment Therapy subscriptions for ten therapists … Read More

“Best 2021 Innovation Projects” List Includes Augment Therapy

Thanks to our partnership with KidsX Pediatric Digital Health Accelerator and our friend, Omkar Kulkarni, CIO at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), we’ve been able to successfully gamify pediatric physical therapy through our software. Traditional therapy can make it challenging for … Read More

Fox 8 Cleveland Features Augment Therapy

In a news segment on Fox 8 Cleveland, John and Debbie Higgins discussed the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation Higgins Memorial Foundation’s commitment to supporting the installation of Augment Therapy at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. Check out the … Read More

Forbes Mentions Augment Therapy

In his latest article, Charlie Fink, a contributor, discussed the ever-evolving topic of the Metaverse and how it’s been incorporated into various online platforms for different uses. Notably, Augment Therapy was one of Fink’s mentioned companies, due to our recent seed … Read More

Lay of Land Podcast Features Augment Therapy CEO

Check out this episode of the Lay Of The Land Podcast that features our CEO & Founder, Lindsay Watson! Lindsay spoke with Jeffery Stern about her journey as a startup entrepreneur and her passion for making a difference through pediatric physical therapy. Since its start, … Read More

Lindsay Watson named one of Crain’s Cleveland’s Notable Women in Technology

Crain’s Cleveland named Augment Therapy CEO Lindsay Watson as a Notable Women in Technology. Youngstown Business Incubator entrepreneur-in-residence Gene Groys said in the nomination. “She knows exactly how the end solution needs to function and the exact problems it needs … Read More