Nikki Lodge

Cerebral Palsy and Alter G Rehabilitation


Written by Nikki Lodge

Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders that affects a persons movement patterns and posture, as a result of damage to the brain during pregnancy or shortly after birth. The underweighting technology of the Alter G enables individuals to perform physical activities, which they previously couldn’t, by reducing the impact of gravity by selecting any weight between 20% and 100% of their body weight by 1% increments. The benefits allow for neuromuscular re-education in a fail-safe environment, which helps those with injuries or developmental disorders to train their legs to walk or even run with little to no pain. This can help to improve to individuals overall quality of life. Read More...