ANTI GRAVITY REHABILITATION AT CORE PHYSIO, HAMILTON
Fantastic to have the Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill. Available at our physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.
If you are recovering from an injury. Lower-limb, spinal surgery, or a neurological condition such as stroke. Then our main rehabilitation clinic is the perfect place for you to start your recovery.
WHAT IS AN ALTER-G ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL?
Originally conceived by Dr. Robert Whalen. The aim, to design effective exercise regimens for NASA’s astronauts. Differential Air Pressure (DAP) technology has been adapted byAlterG for use in training and rehabilitation. The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a medical device that can be used for:
The Science of Unloading and Progressive Loading. The beneficial effects of controlled mobilization and loading. on healing tissue are well documented in the scientific literature. Similarly, the detrimental effects of prolonged under-loading and immobilization are also well known. In the following review, selected clinical topics were discussed.
Clinical studies show that the AlterG can help decrease ground reaction forces in walking and running.
The restoration of normal gait mechanics is paramount to optimal recovery and can be accelerated by the unweighting technology.
Allow for the protection of healing tissue
Encourage range of motion
Earlier initiation of closed-kinetic chain activity.
Prevent disuse atrophy
Encourages more rapid return of motor control
The world’s best athletes and sports teams use the AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill®. It is changing the way they train, recover and get stronger. The AlterG enables athletes to:
Continue to train while recovering from injury
Add training workouts without adding as much stress to their body
Do plyometric and strengthening exercises with reduced impact
The AlterG is chosen by the world’s best teams and athletes as a key element in their training and recovery. Teams from around the world make the AlterG a central part of their training and conditioning. Most of the NFL teams, including the New York Giants. Most of the NBA teams, including Miami Heat Top UK Institute of sport programs