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“Recording a patient’s compliance and usage patterns will reduce risk of amputations and provide objective data to the treating physician or hospital center that manages the patient,” Franco Salvatelli, research and development manager at Optima Molliter, said in a statement. “By giving information on the usage patterns, deambulatory activity, and concentration of the patient's orthotic pressures, we will provide additional evidence to a patient’s adherence to the mechanical offloading treatment.”