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AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill®

Walk Or Run Safely While Still Recovering From An Injury

What Is An Anti-Gravity Treadmill?

The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® uses air pressure technology to unweight up to 80% of an athlete’s body weight so they can walk and run like normal even while injured.

It is an FDA-cleared treatment that can be used for:

What Are The Benefits Of An Anti-Gravity Treadmill For Athletes & Active Adults?

The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® has the ability to set the exact point where exercise becomes pain-free and provides physical therapists to accurately measure patient progress.

Benefits Include:

Frequently Asked Questions

We provide comprehensive physical therapy services for a wide range of conditions including, but not limited to, sports injuries, orthopedic issues, post-surgical rehabilitation, back and neck pain, joint pain, and neurological disorders. Contact us to discuss your specific condition and how we can help.

The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® uses air pressure technology to unweight up to 80% of your body weight, allowing you to walk or run with reduced impact on your joints. It’s beneficial for rehabilitation following injury or surgery, weight control, sport-specific conditioning, and promoting flexibility with minimized stress during training.

The duration of a physical therapy session can vary based on your individual needs and treatment plan. Sessions typically last between 45 minutes to an hour. During your initial evaluation, we will discuss the recommended session duration based on your condition and goals.

Wear comfortable clothing that allows easy movement. Athletic wear, such as shorts, t-shirts, and sneakers, is recommended. It’s important for our therapists to be able to assess your movements and range of motion during the sessions.

Yes, you can book appointments online through our website. Visit the “Schedule An Appointment” section, choose your preferred date and time, and follow the prompts to complete the booking process. If you encounter any issues, feel free to call us, and our friendly staff will assist you with scheduling your appointment.

The frequency of your physical therapy sessions will be determined based on your condition and treatment plan. Initially, sessions may be scheduled multiple times per week to address acute issues. As you progress, sessions may be spaced out. Your therapist will discuss the recommended frequency with you and make adjustments as needed based on your progress.

“For 4 years now Gina has helped me come back from multiple tweaks, aches, and pains, while being respectful that I have to adapt some of my treatment.”
Ashley Jones
Ashley J.
“Gina combines many aspects of different fields and aggressively treats you’re injuries. She doesn’t do the bare minimum like I feel many professionals do. She spends the entire session treating the injury in order to get you back to 100% in as little time as possible.”
Luke Kjellsen
Luke K.

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