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Rehab & Physical Therapy
Exergaming for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Are you looking for new ways to enhance neurological and cognitive development for your patients?
Then Exergame Fitness is the place for you! We offer a multitude of products that are beneficial for the therapy and rehab markets. They include the tWall, tWall Plus, Makoto, DDR, Square 3.0 and Dynavision. These products train multiple areas of the brain at the same time by combining movement tasks and exercises that challenge the patient’s visual perception.
Educate yourself on how each product below can help with things like first step speed, mental focus, reaction time, concentration, concussion evaluation, hand-eye coordination, and neurological development.
Makoto is an exergame that works on timing, rhythm, and response-to-stimuli with the entire body. The Makoto improves areas of memory, speech, learning disabilities, cognitive processing, and more. Using Makoto is both fun and produces quantifiable results. Not only does this enable the therapist to track progress, but patient motivation increases as scores improve!
This popular exergame can have a large impact in the rehab and physical therapy field by stimulating and improving motor and sensorimotor skills. The tWall works on coordination coordination; training gross and fine motor skills while securing mobility. The system includes gathering results and evaluating individual progress in short and long term studies.
tWall Plus is a new generation model that comes with tons of new features, including a sensor concept for therapy and an all–new more hygienic surface. Therapy programs using the tWall Plus deliver better outcomes and improve the patient’s reaction time, coordination, mobility, and sensory skills. The tWall Plus uses technology that allow patients to train special movement sequences. This also creates a fun and interactive approach to therapy or rehab while challenging the user.
iDance is a fun and challenging group exercise dance game of visual perception and physical skill. This exergame focuses on agility, speed, balance, coordination, and reaction.
Dynavision is an exergame that measures performance and records the data to track improvement. Training on the Dynavision improves reactions times, visual motor-coordination, and peripheral visual awareness. Designed for high performance athletic training, the D2 can help a quarterback see the whole field while focused on the down field receivers. It can help hitters in baseball recognize what type of pitch is being thrown more quickly. The D2 can also be very beneficial for athletes suspected of having a concussion.
Square 3.0 is an interactive fitness exergame that allows users to choose their preferred training and practice multiple and varied exercises at their own level: balance, speed, reactions, stability, precision, coordination, agility, mobility, and postural control. Working with a partner enables fun competitions between participants.