AlterG treadmill allows an individual to walk or jog at a reduced body weight. The treadmill is used with people who are looking to regain mobility or increase fitness, while minimizing stress on the body.
We now have the gravity defying AlterG treadmill available for our patients and the public.
The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is a revolutionary medical rehabilitation treadmill with its unique differential air pressure technology that provides accurate, safe and comfortable partial weight-bearing therapy, walking, or running while promoting normal gait patterns.
The unique unweighting technology provides the opportunity to rehabilitate lower extremities like never before, run without pain, or simply walk for fitness.
Precise partial weight-bearing enables accurate implementation of unweighting protocols for after surgery.
Provides highly effective neuromuscular and proprioceptive retraining for competitive or injured runners and athletes.
It is a technology developed at NASA and further developed by AlterG for medical rehabilitation, fitness and sports performance training.
Conditions that may benefit from AlterG:
- Joint replacement
- Stress fracture
- Bone break
- Initiate running at a reduced load
- Increase speed of running without increasing stress
- Neurological conditions
- Weight loss programs
- Gait training
The AlterG treadmill incorporates differential air pressure provide precise unweighting in one percent increments to as low as 20 percent of the patient’s body weight. AlterG’s exclusive precision gives a person the ability to set the exact point where exercise becomes pain free and provides our Physical Therapists a way to accurately measure your rehabilitation progress.
If you have had low back, hip, knee, ankle or foot surgery, this can help.
Trying to lose weight but cannot walk far enough to make it work the effort? Try the AlterG.
Cannot run because of a minor injury and it is driving you crazy? You can probably run on the AlterG!
The AlterG Treadmills are offered at the following locations: