To deliver the best patient care, clinicians need to stay up to date with the technology revolutionizing physical therapy. In our previous post, we took a look at Differential Air Pressure (DAP), the patented technology on which our entire line of AlterG® treadmills is based. Continue reading “A Closer Look at Gait Assessment with AlterG Stride Smart Technology”
In our previous post on modern technology revolutionizing athletic training and rehab, we took a closer look at the innovations helping PTs and athletes push the boundaries.
On our end, it’s usually the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill or AlterG Bionic Leg™ that grabs headlines. However, there are the three AlterG technologies that take these tools to the next level. They enable physical therapists and patients to be more effective during training and rehabilitation. Continue reading “3 Ways AlterG Technology is Changing Athletic Training and Rehab”
Recently, I noticed an odd dip while walking around in my running shoes. So, I sat down, took them off, and examined the soles—just as I suspected, they were worn out in exactly the same place that my running shoes always seem to wear out: the outside of my heels.
Time to investigate.
As it turns out, I over pronate, one of a few common gait inefficiencies among runners. And yet, up to that point, I’d just kind of lived with it.
Unfortunately, this might have been a big mistake. Continue reading “3 Tips for Examining and Correcting Your Gait”
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”