Category Archives: Patient Stories

National PT Month: Hopkinton and Ashland Physical Therapy

In honor of October being National PT Month, AlterG® celebrates the physical therapists who improve the lives of their patients by helping them recover better and faster, avoid pain medication or surgery, or simply live healthier and age better. While AlterG only selects one patient story about a therapist each year as its contest winner, […]
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Patient Spotlight: Trish’s Triumph

Here at AlterG HQ, there are few things we like more than defying gravity. One of those things is hearing about our patient’s gravity-defying success stories. Recently, we received some fantastic news from the self-proclaimed (and we wholeheartedly endorse the proclamation) “President of the AlterG Fan Club in Mahwah, NJ,” Trish Bogucki. Trish’s story is one of perseverance and tenacity, and we are honored to share it with you now.
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PT Spotlight: Stephan Venter, Aurora Active PT

Let’s face it, running is a fickle sport. As a former competitive (and I use the term lightly) track and cross country athlete for the University of Colorado, and current distance running devotee, I am all too familiar with the thin line that separates peak fitness from season-ending injury. If you have ever had the […]
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Spotlight on Dustin Hancock: Physical Therapist of the Week

In the spirit of the holidays, we bring you another rockstar physical therapist spotlight, with a story more heartwarming than a steaming cup of cocoa. We were simply floored by Amy Hansen’s submission, nominating her physical therapist, Dustin Hancock of Rausch Physical Therapy and Sports Performance in Laguna Niguel, California. Her story is a true testament of just how impactful physical therapists can be in their patient’s lives.
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AlterG Announces 2015 Physical Therapist of the Month

Body Owners does a great job overall. My physiotherapist is Jenny Shelley. She has worked to bring me to where I am physically. She took me by the hand and made it work for me.
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Physical Therapy Exercises: Why Your Patients Quit

All physical therapists have had them: patients who—despite your best efforts—miss a few sessions, don’t listen to your recommendations, or stop showing up altogether. Though physical therapy exercises are crucial for some patients’ recovery, they can be arduous to finish, for more than one reason. Steven Marano, PT, DPT, OCS, Facility Manager at Midwest Orthopedics […]
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Losing 70 Pounds to Keep a Promise

  Meet Candace Brown Candace Brown promised her late husband, Walter Brown, that she would run the Boston Marathon.  Before he died, Walter had served as the official starter for the race for 22 years. In order to keep her promise, Candace used the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill to train for the 26.2 mile race, and […]
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