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Connecting Your Healthkit

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When you suffer from chronic pain, every aspect of life impacts pain one way or the other. With the modern wearable technologies, tracking one’s physical activity level in real time, sleep patterns, heart rate etc. has become effortless and automatic. Finding correlations between the experienced pain level and the hard data collected by these wearable devices is not only useful to manage one’s life with less pain but also help physicians to prescribe the right care and treatment, backed by the real data.

Painscale allows easy integration with devices like Fitbit, Samsung health or any other device that already pushes data to Google Fit (on Android) or Apple Healthkit (on iOS) to enable users to seamlessly access their wearable data and present them in the context of pain logs. In this series of articles, we will explain the steps needed to connect with one of these devices, starting with how to connect with Apple Healthkit.

In order to enable your Healthkit, Go to Profile - select the Person Icon on the upper left of the Home Screen.


On "My Health Profile" screen, select the Cog Icon on the upper right to go to "Settings" screen.


On "Settings" screen, select [Health App & Devices] under the My Info header.


On "Health Apps & Devices" screen, select [Connect] link on HealthKit.

On "Health Access" screen, select [Turn All Categories On].



On "Health Access" screen, select [Allow]

There will be a confirmation dialogue please select [OK]


Select the [<-] to leave the "Heath Apps & Devices", "Settings", and "My Health Profile" screen.

After connecting Apple HealthKit and Painscale App, the wearable data will start appearing inside the app immediately.