Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Versailles Health Care Center Announces the Addition of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Versailles Health Care Center is excited to announce the addition of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill. Physical therapy and the AlterG can get patients back to doing what they love! The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill controls gravity though air pressure to provide a gentle and comfortable lifting force that reduces a patient’s body weight by as much as 80% so the patient can walk freely and easily. With its unique unweighting capabilities, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill allows patients to move their rehabilitation and therapy forward by:

  • Reducing stress on joints and injured areas of the lower body
  • Giving patients the confidence and ability to run or walk longer and recover faster with less pain
  • Allowing limited weight-bearing individuals to start therapy sooner, reducing length of stay

According to Shannon Condon, Facility Rehab Director, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a welcomed addition to The Rehab Clinic at Versailles Health Care Center. “We are so excited to offer our patients this unique and cutting edge technology for improved walking and running. We feel that this is an opportunity for many in our local communities to elevate their physical therapy experience.”

For more information about the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill or to schedule a free 10-minute trial on the AlterG, please call Shannon Condon at 937.526-0130. The Rehab Clinic at VHCC offers inpatient and outpatient therapy to people of all ages. It employs 15 full-time local therapists and is open seven days a week. Specialty programs offered are Orthopedic Rehab, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Post Surgical Rehab, Vestibular (Balance) Rehab, Cardiac Recovery, Pulmonary Rehab, Stroke Recovery, Wound Care, Manual Therapy, Pain Management, Parkinson’s Therapy, and much more.

Photo: VHCC Outpatient Rosemary Cordonnier of Russia is the first patient to use the AlterG at Versailles Health Care Center.

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