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Safe and supported environment for clients with AlterG and Medfit Healthcare

Medfit Healthcare Office

7th February 2024 Website: www.medfit.ie Founded: 2011 Address: Blackrock Business Park, Carysfort Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland Equipment: AlterG FIT, AlterG M320 No two patients are the same, and therefore, their requirements will always be different. That is where the unique technology of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmills comes in. Established in 2011, Medfit Healthcare is […]

Exclusive UK NuStep Distributor

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SportsMed Products Limited are delighted to announce that we are now the exclusive UK distribution partner for NuStep, providers of recumbent cross trainers.

Reducing the fear of falling with AlterG and Move4Ward Physiotherapy

5th February 2024 Website: www.move4ward.co.uk Founded: 2018 Address: South Church Clinic, Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JH Equipment: AlterG VIA For some patients recovering from neurological & traumatic brain injuries, the fear of falling can have a detrimental effect on their recovery and rehabilitation. That is why physiotherapy clinics like Move4Ward are going above and beyond […]

Age and muscle loss

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24th January 2024 Harvard Health Publishing – Harvard Medical School As the years pass, muscle mass in the body generally shrinks, and strength and power decline. The process begins earlier than you might think. Sarcopenia—defined as age-related muscle loss—can begin at around age 35 and occurs at a rate of 1-2 percent a year for […]

The effect of anti-gravity treadmill training for knee osteoarthritis rehabilitation on joint pain, gait, and EMG

4th December 2023 Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) is a disease characterized by degenerative changes and destruction of articular cartilage. Continued disease progression leads to gradual impairment of knee function and causes corresponding pain and decreased muscle strength, which associated with maintaining knee stability, resulting in decreased exercise and increased body mass index (BMI), further aggravating knee […]

Role of Anti-gravity Training in Rehabilitation and Return to Sport After Running Injuries

4th December 2023 Anti-gravity treadmill training is a therapeutic option to help recovering runners return to activity after injury. This current concept paper provides a synopsis of the latest evidence of the biomechanical and metabolic changes that occur with body weight support (BWS) treadmill training, effects of anti-gravity treadmill training on clinical outcomes and clinical […]