As we mentioned in our previous post, gait—the manner in which you walk or run—can have a significant impact on a person’s mobility, limb health, and recovery time. It’s no wonder, then, that physical therapists often rely on gait analysis to help prevent injury, improve endurance and conditioning, and accelerate recovery.
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In a sport like running—one so ancient and fundamental—each millisecond, each minute body movement, counts. The race against time, against ourselves, requires close attention to all that goes into that next bounding step, from gait to conditioning to recovery. And analyzing and improving running is something the AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is particularly well suited for. Continue reading “Using the Anti-Gravity Treadmill to Improve Running”
It is something we see time and time again in our clinic: patients struggling with chronic pain. Maybe it is from a recent injury or surgery, or one from long ago. Either way, enduring pain can impact the quality of life, and can often require long-term treatment plans that include heavy doses of pain management and, sometimes, medication. Continue reading “Decrease Pain, Encourage Movement in the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill”
AlterG is honored to announce the formation of its advisory board, consisting of leaders in the fields of medicine, physical therapy, and scientific research. These professionals will help AlterG discover how its innovative anti-gravity treadmill can be applied in the medical, rehabilitation, sports performance, and research arenas. Continue reading “AlterG Welcomes Advisory Board Members”
Ever since I started walking, post-hemorrhage, the goal has been to relearn how to run on my own. At the beginning of each year, I sit down and work out a set of realistic goals for recovery in that year. Every year, at the top of my goal list is the following goal:
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