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We are excited to be able to offer the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treatdmill to our patients. It gives you the opportunity to rehab from surgery, or train through injury, without pain. The AlterG’s unique unweighting technology reduces the impact of walking or running, while your body goes through the normal healing process.

Precise unweighting allows you to walk or run at anywhere between 20 and 100% of your body weight. We are able to precisely progress you through the partial weight-bearing stages of your rehabilitation.

The first time you try the AlterG, you won’t believe how much FUN it is to exercise at a lower body weight. People who have used the AlterG say it’s like “running on air”, “it’s so much more fun than normal running”, and “you have to try it to believe it”. It’s literally like “running on the moon”.

The Road to Recovery Begins Here

For your post-operative and post-injury patients, AlterG’s unique unweighting treadmill provides the opportunity to include closed kinetic chain functional rehabilitation earlier than ever before. AlterG is FDA cleared to safely provide a functional rehabilitation tool for any of your lower extremity patients who are:

  • Approved by their treating physician for at least 25% partial weight bearing
  • Allowed to flex and extend their hip, knee, and ankle through a limited range of motion

This revolutionary rehabilitation equipment also provides “prehab” conditioning with significantly reduced pain. Patients who try the AlterG treadmill overwhelmingly prefer it and 100% of those surveyed say they like it.

Treadmill instantly sheds 80% of your weight


“Lose the weight instantly!!!” “Erase pounds in seconds!!”

Sound too good to be true? Not if you have an anti-gravity treadmill. The high-tech machine literally “unweights” users, allowing very overweight people to walk or run without pain. The technology started with astronauts, but now it’s making a huge difference in lives across the country.
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Orthopedic Functional Rehabilitation

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  • Enables pre-surgery conditioning with significantly reduced pain (prehab)
  • Expands the concept “Weight Bearing As Tolerated” from 20% of body weight to 100% in 1% increments, so patients can specify exactly where exercise becomes pain free and progress can be easily tracked and charted.
  • Provides precise early partial weight-bearing following injury or surgery to restore natural gait, range of motion and improved patient outcomes
  • Prosthetic training with improved balance and confidence
  • Neuromuscular and proprioceptive re-training

NEUROLOGICAL RETRAINING

  • Neuromuscular and proprioceptive re-training
  • Improves neuromuscular control and activity and promotes brain plasticity
  • Enhances balance and confidence while emphasizing improved gait and stride length
  • Provides a safe environment for multi-task training and learning
  • Enables higher work load and training intensity for cardiovascular health and gait
  • High-degree of comfort and minimal fear of falling
  • 80% of target maximum heart rate exercise for longer periods of time

Weight Loss and Weight Control

  • Exercise at fractional body weights to control metabolic workload and musculoskeletal strain while optimizing gait and range of motion
  • Exercise at reduced body weights to minimize joint stress and pain
  • Promote full range of motion to train for normal joint health and function
  • Motivation, empowerment and compliance enhanced from experiencing immediate perceived weight loss
  • Renewed functional capacity
  • Improves cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health in individuals that can’t exercise regularly
  • Accommodates individuals with up to 58” waist
  • Makes it possible to run (even for very obese individuals)

Older Patients’ Strengthening and Conditioning

  • Exercise at fractional body weights to overcome mobility challenges in older patient
  • Promotes cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health in a safe environment
  • Strengthening and improved coordination of muscles thereby protecting surrounding joints
  • Builds confidence in older patients for improved functional capacity
  • May lower the risk of falling