Sprained ankles, cranky knees—surgery, training, rehab—the list seems to go on and on. Thank goodness for physical therapists! Because no matter if the patient is an athlete, senior citizen, or suffering from a chronic condition, the goal is always the same:
Get back to good as fast as possible.
And we understand that helping clients get better requires a commitment to finding new and innovative ways to rehab. That’s why we put thousands of clinical hours and countless client interviews into our latest gravity-defying physical therapy solution: the Via Anti-Gravity Treadmill® from AlterG®.
Continue reading “Defy Gravity with the All-New Via Anti-Gravity Treadmill®“
A new study published late last month in the New England Journal of Medicine discussed whether or not surgery was the best option for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear. Most of the articles that I have read on this new study have made the recent results a bigger issue than it really is. For physical therapists and physicians, the option to avoid surgery has always been available to patients, depending on the individual’s goals and the physician’s recommendations. Continue reading “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears: Surgery or Not To Surgery, That Is The Question”
Figuratively and literally! AlterG was graciously mentioned in this year’s NASA SpinOff book. This book features innovative technologies from NASA’s space and aeronautics program that transfer the benefits of NASA technology to many sectors of our society. If you didn’t know already, AlterG’s “differential air pressure” technology was originally developed by NASA scientists to help astronauts exercise in space. Here is the article on the evolution of the technology from a tool for astronaut training in space, to a tool for rehabilitation and athletic training on Earth. Continue reading “AlterG Is Out Of This World!”