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Month: July 2020

IS THE ALTERG ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL ONLY FOR ASTRONAUTS AND ELITE SPORTS?

IS THE ALTERG ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL ONLY FOR ASTRONAUTS AND ELITE SPORTS?

No, it’s for a huge range of patients who can benefit from partial weight bearing exercises including: Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements Menisectomy/Meniscus Repair ACL Reconstruction Achilles Arthritis (AO,RA) Stress Fractures Ankle Sprains And of course Neurological and other patients can also benefit: Parkinson’s Disease Stoke TBI Cerebral Palsy Multiple Sclerosis Obesity Diabetes Geriatric Strength and Conditioning AlterG’s unique and patented unweighted rehabilitation treadmill technology: Allows patients to move with less pain during physiotherapy sessions whilst reducing the risk…

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy? Extracorpeal Shockwave Therapy is a non- invasive modality used by Physiotherapists in combination with exercise prescription to return a tendon and/or muscle to normal function and activity. Shockwave Therapy is well known for its pain relief benefits. Shockwaves are characterized by jump change in pressure, high amplitude and non-periodicity. Through research, we now know that it has a role in returning a degenerative tendon into a reactive tendon. However, it also does have an analgesic effect. How…

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