TheraSuit™ is now here!
The TheraSuit is part of the TheraSuit Method, an intensive physical therapy/exercise program. The TheraSuit accelerates functional progress. Children undergoing intensive therapy with the use of the TheraSuit achieved better results in a shorter amount of time. The TheraSuit’s effectiveness is proven by the dramatic progress of hundreds of children and adults. Several clinics using the TheraSuit serve as ongoing research centers to evaluate and document the benefits of the TheraSuit. The TheraSuit Method is becoming a standard method of treatment for neurological and sensory disorders.
How does it work the extremities?
Through the system of elastic rubber bands, a patient’s body is aligned as close to normal as possible. This restoration of posture and proper function of postural muscles allows the patient to learn (or relearn) proper patterns of movement. The patient’s body is loaded with very specific and unique pressure that restores deep proprioception from joints, ligaments and muscles. The TheraSuit provides external stabilization to the trunk and therefore allows more fluent and coordinatedmovement for both upper and lower extremities.
How does it improve the nervous system?
TheraSuit helps to restore nervous system function by providing both tactile stimulation and pressure all over the body. This is also why it helps so drastically with sensory integration problems. What makes the TheraSuit unique is its ability to provide the dynamic correction. What this means is that it allows the error to occur, but at the same time facilitates the correct position or movement. We can learn based only through our own experience. TheTheraSuit is not performing movement for the individual. It only guides and assists them
- Cerebral Palsy
- Developmental delays
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Post stroke (CVA)
- Spasticity (increased muscle tone)
- Hypotonia (low muscle tone)
- Re-trains central nervous system
- Restores ontogenic development
- Provides external stabilization
- Normalizes muscle tone
- Aligns the body to as close to normal as possible
- Provides dynamic correction
- Normalizes (corrects) gait pattern
- Provides tactile stimulation
- Influences the vestibular system
- Improves balance
- Improves coordination
- Decreases uncontrolled movements in ataxia and athetosis
- Improves body and spatial awareness
- Supports weak muscles
- Improves speech production and its fluency
- through head control and trunk support
- Promotes development of both fine and gross motor skills
- Improves bone density
- Helps to decrease contractures
- Helps improve hip alignment through ertical loading over the hip joint