Do you find yourself feeling unsteady, off-balance, or have difficulty walking? You might have a gait issue. The good news is that physical therapy at Evolving Gait Physical Therapy in Medford, NY can help! Evolving Gait Physical Therapy is proud to offer the Biodex Gait Trainer 2 treadmill for our patients with gait and neurological disorders.
The treadmill combines treadmill training and biofeedback in order to promote better movement and retrain a patient’s neural pathways. Contact our office in Medford, NY today to learn more about this awesome piece of equipment, it could just change your life.
What Is The Biodex Treadmill?
The Biodex Gait Trainer 2 is much more than your average treadmill! This machine is designed to provide both audio and visual real-time biofeedback to motivate and prompt patients into their correct gait pattern. The machine also allows your physical therapist to create a more defined and efficient treatment plan, as well as visually monitor your progress!
What Gait Conditions Can The Biodex Treadmill Treat?
The Biodex Treadmill can assist with many neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s, as well as multiple gait disorders. According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are many common gait disorders, including:
- Scissors gait
- Spastic gait
- Steppage gait
- Waddling gait
- Propulsive gait
Your physical therapist will be able to properly diagnose your specific gait disorder. There are many factors that can cause the development of a gait disorder:
- Degenerative disease
- Inner ear issues
- Stroke or another traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Swelling or inflammation in the feet
- Wearing shoes that don’t fit
Whatever the issue might be, rest assured that your physical therapist at Evolving Gait Physical Therapy in Medford, NY will be able to assess your condition, make the proper diagnosis, and have you up and walking around like normal in no time at all with the help of the Biodex Treadmill!
Contact Us Today
If you’re in need of gait training, contact Evolving Gait Physical Therapy in Medford, NY today to learn more about our Biodex Treadmill, and how this advanced technology can help correct your gait and improve your balance.