Equipment & Services

We offer a full-line of Physical Therapy equipment and services including bikes, treadmill, upper body bike, weights, thera-ball and thera-bands.  Special features that we have to offer are the Bioness L300, Wii-Fit, parallel bars and the shuttle.

Ness L300mountain-man

The Ness L 300 is an advanced functional electrical stimulation system that is helping patients regain their independence, strength, mobility and stability.  It can also be used for muscle re-education, to prevent/retard disuse atrophy, to maintain or increase joint range of motion, and to increase blood flow.

Who uses it?

  • patients with foot-drop as a result of multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy and incomplete spinal cord injury.

Does insurance cover it?

  • Some insurances do, while others are still in the process of evaluating this new technology.

We have a Ness L300 in the clinic and a trained therapist to evaluate whether you are an eligible candidate.

Wii-Fit

The Wii-Fit is currently all over the U.S. and the world. Virtual gaming is playing a significant role in the Wii-habilitation of people who have encountered a variety of injuries or illnesses. Patients experience and ease of recovery in a large variety of ways within their physical and occupational therapy programs.

Who can it help?Senior couple on cycle ride

§ Stroke survivors

§ Spinal cord injuries

§ Traumatic Brain Injuries

§ Athlete’s of all kinds

§ Parkinson’s

§ Cerebral Palsy

§ Alzheimer’s

§ Children with developmental delays

§ And many other diagnosis

What are some of the benefits of virtual gaming in rehab?

  • Fluidity of arm and leg movements
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Gross and fine motor skillsCouple at gym
  • Balance and weight bearing
  • Vision deficits
  • Cognition
  • Problem solving
  • Attention span
  • Decision making
  • Memory
  • Safety awareness
  • Endurance and stamina
  • And many other areas

Please call or email us if you have any questions regarding this unit or any of our other services that we offer.

info@northernpt.net

p: 207-764-0400

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