Rehab Tools

Thera bands: Elastic bands that come in different thicknesses resulting in different resistances. The bands can be used to improve R.O.M. and strength in acute and chronic stages of an injury.
Balance Pad: Helps increase R.O.M. but incorporates weight bearing activity. Due to the nature of the foam it will cause slight instability within the joint, thus causing increased strength and proprioception within the joint.
Balance Beam: Similar to the balance pad, the balance beam works primarily on strengthening the muscles around a joint while doing so on a soft cushion surface so the joint is not entirely weight bearing.
Agility Pod: Primarily used for strengthening and retraining joints for sport specific exercises. The pods can be linked together so the athlete can do various drills with them, or the athlete can use them for balancing or jump training.
Body Blade: A shoulder rehabilitation tool that allows the user to determine how much strain they want to put on the muscles. It allows for slow progression and strengthens the muscles a little at a time allowing for a better recovery.
Foam Rollers: Often used to stretch muscles to increase R.O.M. and relieve muscles from tight knotted areas. Most effective if the muscle is rolled the full length and extra pressure is placed on the origin and insertion.  
“BOSU”: An acronym for Both Sides Up, because both sides of the rehabilitation tool can be used. Both sides of the Bosu Ball work on stabilization of the joint and strengthening the muscles within it.

DOTS: Considered the most versatile, customizable rehabilitation tools in the entire treatment room; all joints can be rehabilitated using this tool at any phase of rehab.

DOTS can work on R.O.M., strengthening, weight bearing, or non-weight bearing and can be incorporated into any rehab plan.

Yoga Ball: A versatile tool that is often used for back and core strengthening or rehabilitation. Can be used on any joint and is very effective in aiding stretching.
The Baps Board: Often used early in rehabilitation and in conjunction with Cryotherapy. Highly effective at increasing R.O.M within the ankle joint and can be used for both acute and chronic injuries. Due to the varieties of weights and settings, it can be adapted to any phase of rehab.









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