---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted abduction blocks for an individual with multiple sclerosis and hemiplegia to use to exercise. The progression of MS and after having a stroke this individual was no longer able to continue living on her own. However, she is determined to keep exercising and retain as much strength and mobility as she can. When attempting to walk after the stroke using support railings, she found that her right leg would cross in front of
The Achievement Little Kiddle Foam Weights are wrist and ankle cuff weights designed for use in pediatric therapy or exercise. These latex free weights are adjustable with straps with Velcro closures and are available in 0.25 pound, 0.5 pound, 0.75 pound, 1 pound, 1.5 pounds, 2 pounds, or 3 pounds.
The Activities of Daily Living Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical or occupational therapists who work with individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord injury, respiratory disabilities, stroke, or brain injury. The kit contains professionally illustrated instruction cards to help the therapist communicate Activities of Daily Living instructions to patients, family caregivers, staff, and interdisciplinar
This item is a self-massager designed for fibromyalgia sufferers or for those who have cramping knots in their muscles or trigger points anywhere on the body. It is portable for use at work and while traveling, provides quick relief of tension headaches, and is made for reaching hard to reach places on the body.
Exercise bench, for sit-ups, pull-ups, push-ups, etc. Alloy aluminum extrusion uprights with end caps. California Redwood 4 by 6 inch deck slats. Chinning bar, hand and footholds of 1 1/16 inch outside diameter galvanized pipe. Angle deck support of 3/16 inch steel with rounded edges. Powder coat painted uprights, chinning bar, hand and footholds. Deck is 27 inches from ground. Ground space 7 feet by 3 feet 6 inches. Weight 330 pounds.
The Adjusto Weights, models 2940, 2941, 2942, are arm and leg weights designed for increasing strength through exercise. The cuffs have pockets for the weights which are adjustable in 1/2, 1 and 2 pound increments. The cuffs have 2-inch Velcro straps on both the top and the bottom for secure fit and are made of heavy duty flame retardant vinyl. WEIGHTS: 5 pounds, model 2940, (4 one pound weights and 2 one-half pound weights); 10 pounds, model 2941, (4 two pound weights and 2 one pound weights);
The Amputee Lower Extremity Rehabilitation Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapits who work with individuals with lower extremity amputation. The program presents 122 professionally illustrated exercises for individuals with lower extremity amputation, including post operative exercises and exercises for the upper extremity, sound lower extremity, back and trunk. It includes 26 reproducible full page patient tip sheets dealing with transfers, shrinker
The Anchored Down Aqua Video is an aquatic exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with arthritis or knee or hip disabilities, or who are recovering from injuries. The water workout presented on this video is a non-rebounding, low-impact workout that features muscle-specific, precise movements through a full range of motion. Variations provide an intense workout by progressively adding more force and power to each move. The program helps to improve strength, posture, and cardiovascula
The Ankle Weight Bag are arm and leg weights designed for persons who need to strengthen the lower extremity through resistive exercises. This ankle bag is designed to hold up to 20 pounds of pennies, 10 pounds of sand or 40 pounds of lead shot. It is constructed of a sturdy nylon pack cloth.
The AnkleTough Rehab System, model A9300, is an exercise band ankle exerciser designed for use by individuals with lower extremity injuries such as ankle sprains. This progressive resistance exercise program can be used to strengthen and condition ankles. When utilized in an ankle rehab program, it strengthens ankles injured by sprains, fractures, tendon ruptures, and tendinitis. Additionally, the system can help prevent the recurrence of ankle injuries by strengthening and conditioning the surr
The AquaBodyCiser, model AQ14, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This device can be used for lumbar stabilization exercises or for cardiovascular or knee and shoulder rehabilitation. It has an adjustable shutter mechanism that can be used to increase and decrease resistance. Sample exercises are included.
The AquaPaddle, model AQ16, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals in physical rehabilitation. The paddle provides resistance in the water and can be used for overall strength training, cardiovascular workouts, or specific rehabilitation exercises. The size and blade angle can be controlled to provide proper resistance for different planes of movement. A large size Fin & Flipper Log (see separate entry) can be attached to each blade for added resistance.
The Aquarius Water Workout Station is an aquatic exercise device designed to be installed in pools and used in fitness and rehabilitation programs by both able-bodied persons and persons with disabilities, sports injuries, lower back pain, obesity, and some forms of arthritis. Protocol for lower back pain, weakness on the lumbopelvic girdle, abdominals and lumbar paraspinals, and loading of pathological structures by gravity. The unit can be used by persons who do not swim when installed in the
The Aquatic Exercise Collection: Dynamic/ Functional is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. This comprehensive aquatic exercise collection contains both shallow- and deep-water exercises utilizing a Dynamic/Multidirectional/ Functional approach. The therapist can use the 326 exercises in the collection with PC-Kits software (not included; see entry) to design individualized exercise plans for patients. The collection includes exercises for the upper and lower ex
The Aquatic Exercises Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists to create exercise plans for individuals with pain, decreased activities of daily living, movement and mobility dysfunction, deconditioning, or repetitive stress disorders. The program includes 138 professionally illustrated exercises for use in rehabilitation and fitness routines, and is available either as a set of reproducible cards or as a computer exercise database for use with PC-Kits software
The Aquatic Therapy Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children or adults with lower or upper extremity disabilities. This flotation device supports the user in a prone or supine position for aquatic therapy for lower and upper extremity strengthening and range of motion. The device's contour lines allow free movement of arms and legs while the individual is securely strapped on the float. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. CAPACITY: The small model supports up to 50 pounds; the med
The AquaTrek Pool Ramp is a swimming pool ramp designed for use by individuals with arthritis or mobility disabilities. This ramp includes handrails, and is constructed with a stainless steel skeleton encased in a rigid PVC skin. The deck anchors are made of cast bronze. It can be left in ramp formation, configured into a step system (in appropriate pool depths), or used as underwater parallel bars. OPTIONS: Elevation kits for decreasing the slope of ramp. DIMENSIONS: Treads are 30 inches wide.
Armchair Fitness is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility disabilities. The program includes three graduated 20-minute workouts of seated stretching and strengthening exercises set to music.
Armchair Fitness Gentle Exercise is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with limited strength or range of motion. This 30-minute program begins with a slow, easy warm-up and includes a seated full-body routine and relaxation with dance-style music.
Armchair Fitness Strength is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical disabilities. This 40-minute program offers two 20-minute sessions for improvement of upper body and leg strength. Included is strength building using neckties and light weights, balance exercises that can be done seated or standing, seated dance, and gentle aerobics, all set to popular music.
Armchair Fitness Yoga Health is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical disabilities. This 81-minute program offers three 27-minute sessions of seated coordinated stretching, yoga movement, and rhythmic breathing. Soothing music accompanies the program and no prior yoga experience is required.
The Assisted Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with aides, caregivers, or family members of individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, severe physical disabilities, fractures and other orthopedic conditions, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Guillain Barre syndrome, brain tumor, cancer, tendinitis, or developmental disorders. This kit is available either as a set of reproducible car
Baby Builders is a video exercise program designed to teach parents of infants with cognitive, neurological and physical disabilities how to exercise their infant in a safe manner. Developed by a pediatric physical therapist, the program provides information on child development and exercise techniques to aid in development from birth through the time of walking. Baby Builders combines fun play activities with skills to build strength, balance, movement, and coordination. The program is availa
The Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with individuals with balance or lower extremity disabilities. This collection contains therapeutic interventions to teach compensations or adaptations for postural stability in a variety of situations; exercises to enhance static and dynamic postural stability in a variety of reduced and conflicting sensory environments; a variety of exercises related to functional acti
Bendeez is a sensory toy and silent fidget that is designed for people of all ages with upper extremity and emotional disabilities to use. It is a 15-inch rubbery band that bends and twists into infinite shapes and designs. It is safe and portable, and can be used in school classrooms, while traveling, in waiting rooms and restaurants, and more. It can be wrapped around a pencil for one fun sensory pencil grip, can be used as a stress reliever, and a bilateral coordination exercise.
BoneJuvenate: The Women's Guide to Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis, is a video exercise program designed for use by women with osteoporosis. On this 34-minute DVD, certified exercise trainer Estelle Underwood presents an exercise program to help prevent osteoporosis and treat low bone mass (osteopenia). The program strengthens bones and muscles, including the core muscles of the body; enhances balance and flexibility; and helps correct common postural problems. The precise and clear instruc
The Breast Cancer Recovery on Land and in Water CD-ROM, by Naomi Aaronson and Mary Essert, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals recovering from breast cancer or mastectomy. The exercises on this CD-ROM include a safe progression for both aquatic and land exercise, with detailed descriptions and video illustrations. The introductory material includes the stages of breast cancer, various surgeries and anatomical structures, and local and systemic cancer treatments with speci
The Breast Cancer Water Fitness Video is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with breast cancer. This 45-minute program features Mary Essert, an experienced international instructor and breast cancer survivor. Essert brings her personal insight as well as her effective, graded aquatic workout program to therapists, instructors, and clients in this 45 minute program.
The Burdenko Water Walker is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities. This aquatic therapy device provides a variable resistance workout. It consists of a plastic base plate with nylon fabric "wings," which increase the surface area for resistance three to five times the size of the user's foot. The wings automatically "deplane" during upward leg movement and automatically "plane" out during downward leg movement, minimizing resistance d
The CanDo Assembled Pedal Exerciser is a bicycle-type exerciser designed for people with upper and lower extremity disabilities that allows them to perform both upper and lower body exercises while seated. The CanDo Assembled Pedal Exerciser is an alternative to a traditional stationary bike, to improve circulation, muscle strength, joint range of motion, and coordination. This convenient, affordable, time efficient home pedal exerciser can be used for a wide range of goals, from rehab and elder
The Cando Digi-Flex Hand/Finger Exerciser is a patented spring-loaded resistance device for individual finger or entire hand exercises. The exerciser develops individual finger strength, flexibility and coordination as well as builds hand and forearm strength. Use the buttons alone to exercise fingers or the entire unit for a complete hand and forearm exercise. OPTIONS: Weight options. SIZES: X-light, light, medium, heavy or x-heavy. WEIGHT: Between 1.5 and 9 pounds; dependent on size selected.
The CanDo Donut Ball offers a balance challenge. The shape promotes and aids in the development of core strength and balance improvement.
The CanDo Exercise Band Accessory Kit - Loop Stirrup - Door Disc - Handles is designed for individuals with impairments to help with exercise. The CanDo exercise band accessory kit consists of 1 loop stirrup, 1 door disc, and 1 pair of handles. Double loop webbing stirrup has two webbing loops: one large, one small. Simply place the band through the small webbing and put the other loop around any stationary object such as your foot, a door anchor or a wall anchor. The loop can be used in conjunc
CanDo Exercise Bands and Tubing are exercise bands designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The bands are made of stretchable material that is ideal for resistance exercise activities. Bands are available in bulk rolls or precut; tubing is available in bags or dispenser cartons. All sizes are available with light powder or latex-free. DIMENSIONS: Bands come is 6-yard and 50-yard dispenser packs and 4-foot precut strips. Tubing comes in 25-foot bags and 100-foot dispense
The CanDo Latex Free Exercise Band - 4-ft. - Blue - Heavy Intensity is designed for individuals with impairments to help with exercise. The CanDo exercise band is widely used for exercise, physical therapy and athletic training by clinics, fitness centers and individuals. It has become a well-known staple of many everyday fitness and physical therapy programs. The latex free formula has been specially created to mimic the stretch characteristics of a latex band. The CanDo exercise band is an eco
The CanDo Latex Free Exercise Band - 4-ft. - Green – Medium Intensity is designed for individuals with impairments to help with exercise. The CanDo exercise band is widely used for exercise, physical therapy and athletic training by clinics, fitness centers and individuals. It has become a well-known staple of many everyday fitness and physical therapy programs. The latex free formula has been specially created to mimic the stretch characteristics of a latex band. The CanDo exercise band is an
The CanDo Latex Free Exercise Band - 4-ft. - Red – Light Intensity is designed for individuals with impairments to help with exercise. The CanDo exercise band is widely used for exercise, physical therapy and athletic training by clinics, fitness centers and individuals. It has become a well-known staple of many everyday fitness and physical therapy programs. The latex free formula has been specially created to mimic the stretch characteristics of a latex band. The CanDo exercise band is an econ
CanDo resistive exercise band rolls are therapeutic bands that provide resistance therapy for rehabilitation, strength building or motor skills training purposes. Packaged in a dispenser box, the band is meant to be unrolled to a desired length and cut with scissors.
The CanDo Magneciser Pedal Exerciser is a pedal exerciser designed for people with upper and lower extremity disabilities to exercise their upper and lower limbs. Features an adjustable base for stability and storage. Fully automatic 5-function digital display. Patented magnetic resistance system is smooth and quiet. Allows the user to improve their circulation, muscle strength, joint range-of-motion, and coordination for the entire body. The tension can be adjusted by turning the knob for a pro
These textured medicine balls provide the heavy work required for integrating sensory information, engaging the body with the brain, and building coordination. Cando Soft Medicine Balls can be used during physical education, physical/occupational therapy sessions, or for a sensory break. Tactile surface enables grip, grasp and catch. Increase/decrease air in ball to enhance grasp by using a needle pump. Can be used for upper body rehabilitation and fitness exercise as well. Adaptable with a stan
CanDo hand therapy exercise web is used in hand therapy for flexion, extension, opposition, and supination exercises. Resistance may be modified by adjusting the hand position, depth of finger insertion, or by moving to a different resistance (color) web. The CanDo exercise web is available in both the standard 14 inch diameter size and the small 7 inch diameter size in both low-powder and no-latex formulations. Two special multi-resistance webs are available in only the 14 inch diameter low-po
CanDo® Ankle Cuffs a pair of adjustable ankle cuffs made for people with an ankle injury or weak ankles for doing low-impact exercises in the water or aquatic exercise routines and rehabilitation. Ankle cuffs provide resistance.
The Co-Oper Band is an exercise band designed for group use with children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This soft, stretchy band is made of latex tube covered with soft fabric and is designed for group movement and cooperation activities. DIMENSIONS: The latex tube is 2.5 inches in diameter.
The Compact Core Exerciser is an exercise machine that stimulates the cantering of a horse to help individuals strengthen their core muscles, including their thighs and calves. The user can sit on the padded saddle, rest his or her feet on the rubberized bar, and shift his weight backward to put the drive wheel in motion. The saddle will begin moving at 40 revolutions per minute (RPM), helping the user target his lumbar muscles, abs, glutes, and thighs, and improve his balance and posture.
The Cuff is a cuff arm or leg weight for individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities that can be addressed by weight training. The Cuff is available in two versions: (1) the Deluxe Cuff has an 20-inch hook-and-loop adjustment strap that allows the weight to be used for extremities with larger diameters such as the thigh; and (2) the D-Ring Cuff is sized to be worn on the ankle or wrist and is fastened by threading a strap with a hook-and-loop attachment through a D-ring. The Cuff's we
Weights for ankle or wrist, in the following weights: 4,8,12 ounces; 1- 10 pounds in 1 pound steps; 2.5, 7.5,12,15,20 pounds. Construction: foam-backed vinyl, double zig-zag stitched; Velcro straps 18-22 inches long; grommets; weights 7 pounds and over have two grommets and two Velcro straps. Also available: display rack to hold weights ($140.05); deluxe set of 14 weights ( 2 each 1,2,3,4,5,7.5, 10 pounds) ($168.05); with rack ($308.55); adjustable weight sets (multiple weights on one cuff; 5, 1
The Deluxe Dumbell and Weight Rack, model A873502,is a weight storage cart designed for clinical use. This unit has a masonite frame and base and offers vertical storage on both sides with hooks for 20 dumbbells on one side and laminated pegboard with 11 pegboard hooks on the other for storing hanging weights or other hanging items. (weights and dumbbells are not included). A shelf on the bottom provides additional storage. Rubber casters provide mobility.
The Deluxe Weight Wagon is a weight storage cart designed for use in therapeutic settings. This rolling cart is available without weights or with two each of one-, two-, three-, four-, five-, six-, and eight-pound vinyl-coated dumbells; two each three-, five-, and ten-pound cast iron weights; and two each of color-coded weight belts with Velcro close fasteners in half-pound, one-, two-, three, four-, five-, six-, or seven-pound weights. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): The cart is 25 x 42 x 40 inches. COLOR
The Dirt King Big Kid Dually Tricycle is designed for children ages 7 and up with mobility disabilities to pedal toward better health and leg strength. Some assembly required. Instructions for assembly are included.
The DonJoy Vista Rehab Management System is an exercise monitor and motion evaluation system designed for use by individuals engaged in an exercise program as part of orthopedic rehabilitation of the lower extremity. The system provides biofeedback for individuals undergoing rehabilitation during exercise while creating documentation for clinicians. The system has three components: an instrumented leg brace, a handheld patient device, and clinician software. The software enables the clinician to
The Drive Medical Folding Exercise Peddler with Electronic Display, Black is an exercise machine designed for people with disabilities to advance mobility and increase circulation. The Folding Exercise Peddler with Electronic Display by Drive Medical is good for strengthening of your legs and arms. The combination of these benefits can greatly boost overall health and independence. Sturdy yet light-weight and comes complete with an attached display. The peddler monitors and records five differen
The Dual Surface Mat is an exercise mat designed for individuals with lower extremity disabilities to use for therapeutic exercise. One side is ribbed and one side is smooth. Features closed cell foam structure. Clean with a damp cloth.
The DynaDisc is an inflatable balance cushion capable of withstanding 2000lbs/sq. inch, designed for those who require additional balance and/or trunk support. It's smooth on one side and textured with pegs on the other. Use DynaDisc seated to increase balance and muscular resistance while doing exercises, or lying to improve strength and core stabilization for floor exercises.
The Economy Rolling Weight Rack is a weight storage cart designed for use in therapeutic settings. Double-sided pegboard on an enamel-finished steel frame allows storage of up to 200 pounds of weight. Additional weights and accessories can be carried in the trays at the bottom. Equipped with swivel casters, this rolling cart is available without weights or with a set of 24 weights, two each of one-quarter to five pounds and 7.5 to 10 pounds flexible color-coded weights. DIMENSIONS: 42 inches hi
The Effortless Stretching Strap is an exercise band designed for use by insividuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. Usable for individuals up to 6 feet, four inches tall, this strap is made of polypropylene webbing and is constructed as an adjustable single unit with loops at each end.
Variable weight cuff system available in 5 sizes: 2.5 pounds, 10 pounds, 15 pounds, and 20 pounds. Each system consists of a cuff and individual weights which can be added or removed to vary resistance. Weights are color coded; can be changed without removing cuff. Cuffs are secured by means of long velcro type straps.
Vinyl weight cuffs range in size from 1/4 pound to 25 pounds. Cuffs have clear weight identification and are also color coded by weight. Long wrap around straps hold cuff in place. Also available in institutional sets.
The Endless Pool is an aquatic exercise machine designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper or lower extremity disabilities. This counter-current swimming and water exercise machine is small enough to fit inside a home or business. Its pool features an adjustable current that is broad and deep enough to allow the user to swim or exercise in place. Temperature can also be set precisely. The pool is a freestanding unit constructed of modular steel panels, and can be installed in any ne
Ex-Box Resistance Trainer With Bands is a resistance trainer for children with disabilities to build arm-leg coordination and provide a wide range of upper and lower body resistance and range of motion exercises. The user can use stretch tubing for exercising the legs, back, shoulders, and arms. Can be used in any fixed position chair or in a locked wheelchair. Accepts all levels of resistance bands and tubes. Easy attachment sockets permit quick adjustments.
Cuff weights are vinyl cuffs weighted by iron pellets, and foam backed for comfort. Closure with long velcro strap. Fits adults and children, can be worn on ankle, wrist or thigh. Available in many colors, from 1/ 4 pound to 50 pounds. Available as sets, extensions available.
"The Exercise Ball Workout Video" and "The Exercise Ball Advanced Workout Video" are exercise videotapes designed for use by individuals with neurological, balance, lower extremity, and extremity disabilities. Designed for all ages, these videos offer toning and low-impact workouts. The programs begin with a warm-up, ball aerobics, toning for a variety of areas, and a cool down. The basic video is 31 minutes long and the advanced program is 47 minutes long (each tape is sold separately).
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted exercise system for an individual who has hemiplegia following stroke. For individuals who have had a stroke and now have reduced strength on one side can strengthen and re-stabilize should protraction through practiced movements using an exercise system. The system assists the individual retraining the brain to create new pathways damaged from the stroke. The traditional method of practicing shoulder protraction was not id
The Exertube Exercise System is an exercise band designed for use by persons with upper extremity disabilities. This latex resistance band can be used in a variety of exercises to helps increase muscle tone and improve cardiovascular fitness. These natural rubber tubular bands have permanently attached handles and color-coded resistance levels. An instruction chart is included. OPTIONS: Workout video. DIMENSIONS: The light and very light resistance bands are 44 inches long. The medium and heavy
Facial-Flex Ultra is a facial muscle exerciser designed for use by individuals with severe facial burns or speech disabilities. Applications for this dynamic resistance device for strengthening the oral-motor and neck musculature include increasing oral facial motor strength, range of motion, voluntary control, and timing and coordination for such impairments as dysarthria, oral apraxia, facial paresis, oral dysphagia and facial contractures caused by severe burns. OPTIONS: Replacement flexbands
Fibromyalgia WaterWork is an exercise program designed for use by individuals with fibromyalgia. This book on CD-ROM, written by Mary Essert, is a self-management tool with information for persons who have fibromyalgia and their health care and exercise providers. It features a progressive graded aquatic exercise program, illustrated with photos. It also includes precautions, a section of new research with several articles, and a comprehensive bibliography and resource list.
The Fibromyalgia Waterwork Video is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with fibromyalgia. In this VHS-format video, therapist Mary Essert demonstrates the benefits of aquatic exercise in the management of fibromyalgia. The 45-minute video features a progressively graded program that is suitable for instructors, therapists, and clients.
Fin & Flipper Exercise Logs are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. Useful for aquatic therapy or water aerobics, these buoyant logs provide added resistance. SIZES: Model AQ10 is small and model AQ12 is large.
The FitBall Seating Disc allows users to ease back pain while maintaining a correct body posture.
The FitBALL® Seating Disc is an inflatable cushion designed for individuals with lower extremity disabilities to use. The Seating Discs can also be used on the floor for balance training, proprioception and strengthening of the lower extremities. The FitBALL® Seating Disc promotes upright posture, improves balance and is an ideal support for the squat position. Can be used for standing balance as well. Inflates using a regular basketball needle and a bicycle pump.
Video exercise tapes for the physically impaired. Each 30 minute aerobic dance routine program includes a warmup period, activity period, and cool down period. Choose from sets or individual selections: Aerobics for paraplegia, quadriplegia, cerebral palsy, amputees; Strength and flexibility exercises for all types of disabilities; Aerobics for paraplegia and quadriplegia; Aerobics for Cerebral Palsy and amputees; Aerobics for paraplegia; Aerobics for quadriplegia; Aerobics for amputees; or Aero
FlexiGrips are exercise cuffs designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Designed to aid users in holding the handlebars of Flexiciser exercise machines (see entries), these cuffs secure around the wrist with attached Velcro straps. A hook extends from the underside of the cuff and fits over the handlebar.
The Flotation Belt is a flotation aid designed for use in aquatic therapy. This belt provides buoyancy for deep water running or other exercises. It is made from ensolite 2.2 pound density closed-cell urethane foam with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating. This type of coating is used for sealant and helps decrease bacteria buildup by increasing the antiseptic qualities. The device also has PVC straps and ABS plastic clips. It uses a double belt system for extra support to the lumbar region. A sm
The Freedom Concepts Freedom Climber provides therapeutic recreation for children 5 years of age and under. The Freedom Climber is designed to help children develop gross motor skills. The activity net can be used in a therapy center, school, or at home. It can be set up in various ways to work on balance, strength, coordination and motor planning.
Gentle Fitness is an exercise DVD designed for use by persons with limited energy or strength or with mobility disabilities. Hosted by Catherine MacRae, the gentle workout is designed to ease pain and increase stamina, flexibility, mental alertness and daily function. The 90-minute DVD offers six routines blending Yoga, Tai Chi, and Feldenkrais movement awareness (four sitting, one standing, and one lying down routine), and comes with a 20-page exercise guide.
The Geriatric Exercise Resource Library is an exercise plan program designed for use by occupational or physical therapists. The library contains 457 professionally illustrated exercises and 31 tip sheets, which the therapist can use to create individualized exercise plans for seniors. Exercise categories include Orthopedic (neck, hand, wrist, elbow, back, knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, foot, thoracic); Mobility (sitting, balance, gait, sitting to standing); Health Promotion (circulation, flexibili
The Geriatric Strengthening - Frail Through Fit Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with seniors. This collection contains 362 strength and power exercises that the therapist can use to develop exercise programs individually adapted to older adult patients with acute and chronic diseases, including hip, knee, ankle, abdominal, low back, upper extremity multi-joint, lower extremity multi-joint, shoulder, elbow, and wrist exercises. All exe
The GNC Digital Body Fat Monitor is designed for users to monitor their health. The fat monitor allows users to measure their body fat percentage in seconds. It counts steps, distance, and calories burned. Features a large, backlit, LCD display.
The GNC Digital Resistance Bands is designed for users with disabilities to exercise. The band features a built-in digital counter to count reps and calories burned. Features an easy to read, top facing LCD display.
Gymnic Balls are exercise balls designed for people with disabilities to use for therapeutic exercise. These bright round balls can be used in almost every developmental position. Made of thick molded vinyl, these balls are strong enough to support children and adults. They can be used for building muscle tone, stretching and low back support. If user is using a therapy ball for sitting, fit person for a diameter that assures he or she can sit comfortably with feet flat on the floor with knees a
HaloWeights are arm, leg, and head weights designed for use with children who require stabilization of the neck and spine while sitting, standing, or walking. Available in 1.1, 2.2, or 4.4 pounds, these weights may also be used for bilateral upper extremity or trunk exercises. The ring-shaped weights may be worn on the head; looped over the arms, shoulders, or wrists; grasped in each hand; or hooked on the legs. They are soft enough to be used in tossing and catching activities.
Healing Exercises for Seniors is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and others with arthritis or mobility disabilities. Featuring experienced instructor, 72-year-old Pat Laster, this 60-minute tape demonstrates Yoga, Tai Chi, Shiatsu, do-in breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques. The tape is in VHS format.
The Huggawall Dumbell Rack is a wall-mounted weight storage rack designed for use in therapeutic settings. This vertical rack has a chip-resistant powdercoat finish and holds 10 dumbbells in assorted sizes (not included). OPTIONS: Set of eight vinyl-coated dumbells from one to eight pounds in one-pound increments. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 48 x 9 x 7 inches. COLOR: Grey.
Hydro-Bells are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use in aquatic therapy. They are made of high-impact, ultra-violet- and chlorine-resistant polypropylene, and provide three dimensional hydrodynamic resistance for aquatic exercise of the upper extremities. Hydro-Bells are available alone or in sets with additional equipment. Hydro-Bell System 1 includes one pair of Hydro-Bells, one upper body workout video, and an upper body instruction chart. Total Fitness System 3 comes with one p
Hydro-Boots are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use in aquatic therapy. The boots have resistance blades for lower extremity exercise. Each boot has a plastic section made of high-impact polypropylene with ultra violet and chlorine resistance factors, and a cushion made of closed-cell rubber foam. The boots come in three sections which are attached by means of nylon hinges which, in turn, allow for maximum articulation of the foot/ankle, while maintaining the alignment and stabilit
Incline Aquatic Underwater Treadmill by Aquabilt is a water exercise device designed for individuals with arthritis and those trying to improve joint flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. It proves an easy-to-use, low-impact cardio workout. This non-motorized, self-powered treadmill is great for high resistance workouts and helps to burn calories faster while lifting pressure off of achy joints. The Aquabilt treadmill can be used by individuals of all fitness levels.
The Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Disorders Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with individuals with incontinence or pelvic floor disorders. The database includes illustrated instructions for 254 exercises, which the therapist can use to design a personalized exercise program. Exercise categories include adjacent muscle groups, diaphragmatic breathing, exercise ball, functional movement progressions, hospital/post surgical rehabilitati
The Junior resistance-band kit is designed for individuals with disabilities affecting upper extremities of the body. The bands, with molded finger cut-outs on each side, can stretch to 10 times their length. Made of a durable, thick, custom molded, jelly-like material. This kit offers 100's of strengthening, fidgeting, and exercise possibilities. Set includes 3 stretchy sensory bands in 3 therapeutic resistances, a photo guide with animal-themed exercises, and a zippered nylon storage bag.
The K-Flot Pool Lounger is a flotation aid designed for use by individuals during aquatic therapy. It allows participants in water-based therapy programs to feel secure and relaxed during neck or leg extension and rotation. It can also be used for lounging in the pool or on the deck, or as a seat cushion for an outdoor lounge chair. It folds away for storage. CAPACITY: 300 pounds.
ZipKrooz ™ is an adapted playground system designed for children ages 5 to 12 years of age with sufficient upper-body strength and coordination who are working on improving critical skills such as balance, coordination, core strength and cooperative play. The ZipKrooz ™ offers a 2-way ride along an easy glide trolley. There is a built-in elevation that can be installed on level ground with no embankments needed.
OPTIONS: Additional Bay.
SIZES: Track is available in three lengths: 34 feet, 50
Let's Get Strong is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide an exercise routine to strengthen and tone muscles of people of all fitness levels. Instruction on proper breathing and proper exercise form is included. Segments include a warm-up to stretch the muscles and increase elasticity, a seated weight-training session, and a cool-down to release stress and increase flexibility.
Let's Have Fun is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide a total body workout for people of all fitness levels, and the class on the tape includes a student with special needs. Instruction on proper breathing and correct form during exercise is included. The program includes a warm-up to safely stretch muscles and increase heart rate, a low-impact aerobics segment, and a cool-down to help increase joint fl
The Looped Exercise Aids, model AH3, are grasping aids for the hand and exercise cuffs designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. This device is made of fabric loops attached to adjustable padded wrist straps. This device is intended to assist users to grip exercise equipment. When exercise is performed, the loops are slipped over the handles to grip items such as rowing oars, indoor rowing machines and other types of gym and fitness equipment. SIZES: One siz
The Lymphedema Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical or occupational therapists who work with individuals with lymphedema or sub-acute persistent edema. The therapist can use this exercise database with PC-Kits software (not included) to design customized exercise plans. The lymphedema section has exercises for treating primary and secondary extremity, breast, trunk, and genital lymphedema. The Manual Edema Mobilization section is designed for use with sub-acu
The Manual Therapy Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. The therapist can use this exercise database with PC-Kits software (not included) to create individualized exercise plans for treating cervical whiplash, lumbar pain, spinal disc injuries, shoulder dysfunctions, chronic spinal pain, degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the hip, and postural dysfunctions. The database includes 568 professionally illustrated shoulder, back, cervical, abdominal,
The Medallion Ultra II Swim Aquatic Exercise Spa is a therapy pool designed for use in physical therapy and exercise. The pool is intended to support low impact resistance training and therapeutic activities. The Ultra II offers two options to provide resistance: (1) a set of swim cords or (2) the 4-horsepower (HP) BaduStream Fitness/Swim Machine through-the-wall system. This rectangular pool's walls are made of 14-gauge steel covered with a 20-millimeter tile border and a print design liner. It
The Mini-Fin is an aquatic therapy swimming aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis. The fins are made from a single short 3-inch wide section of high impact poly-propylene with three-dimensional W-shaped resistance blades. A foam comfort pad and a Velcro strap are used to securely attach the fins around the user's leg above the ankle. They can also be attached around the wrists for upper body exercises for individuals with arthritis in their hands. DIMENSIONS: The foam pad is half-in
The Mobile Weight Storage Rack with Mirror is a weight storage cart designed for clinical use. This unit has a masonite frame and base and offers vertical storage on both sides with laminated pegboard with 11 safety hooks. Rubber casters provide mobility. The rack supports 250 pounds. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 24 x 57 x 18 inches. The casters are 2 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
The Monkey Gym is a climbing frame designed for use by children with physical disabilities.This steel-framed unit features a climbing rope, a standard ladder, a trapeze, and a rope ladder. A manual is included. INSTALLATION: This indoor exercise and play zone installs securely between the floor and ceiling with the included hardware and hand tools. The unit can be removed as needed without damage to the floor or ceiling. OPTIONS: Basketball backboard, incline board, mats, and a boxing set. DIME
Moon Shoes, model 1113, is a mini-trampoline designed to aid in the development of balance and coordination for individuals who are physically challenged. The shoes allow the user to jump and leap providing vestibular and proprioceptive stimulation. An enhanced strap system keeps the shoes securely fastened to the client's feet. Replacement bounce straps are available. SIZES: Maximum is men's shoe size 10. CAPACITY: Working load 150 pounds. COLOR: may vary. GUARANTEE: One full year from shipping
Move It or Lose It - Water Fitness for Seniors is a video exercise program designed for use by seniors or individuals with arthritis. This 90-minute video by therapist Mary Essert demonstrates aquatic exercise. It is available in a VHS version for distribution in the USA or Canada and a PAL version for distribution in Europe.
The Move It or Lose It Arthritis CD, by Mary Essert, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with arthritis. This CD-ROM provides an overview of arthritis and discusses the design and implementation of an aquatic exercise program to suit a diverse population. Safety, functional fitness, and pain reduction are the program's primary concerns. Pool progression is introduced and demonstrated in the pool exercise section.
Move Those Joints!: Therapeutic Exercise is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with arthritis. This 45-minute DVD presents a therapeutic exercise program to help the user manage arthritis by increasing flexibility in the joints and strengthening surrounding muscles. The workout can be performed seated or standing and includes a gentle warm-up; movements to improve range of motion; deep breathing and relaxation; focus on hands, wrists and fingers; invigorating massage to inc
The Occupational Therapy Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by occupational therapists. The kit includes 234 professionally-illustrated elbow, finger, forearm, joint protection, scapula, scar tissue massage, shoulder, thumb, and wrist exercises; splint instructions; Incorporation of Functional Activities; joint protection techniques for the arthritic patient; edema management; work injury prevention techniques; exercises for post flexor tendon repair; and putty and ban
The Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit is an exercise plan program designed for use by speech therapists who work with children or adults with communication, neurological, speech, or swallowing disabilities, stroke, brain injury, cleft palate, cancer of the head or neck, tongue thrusts, or vocal resonance disorders. The therapist can use this kit to design an individualized clinic, school, or home treatment program. The kit contains 240 professionally-illustrated exercises, includin
The Orthopedic Exercise & Rehabilitation Prescription Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists to create exercise plans for their patients. This kit has a total of 574 professionally- illustrated exercises, including 46 ankle foot exercises, 101 back exercises, 66 cervical spine exercises, 77 hand exercises, 81 hip/knee exercises, 113 shoulder exercises, 35 trunk stability exercises, 35 spinal mobilization exercises, and 20 TMJ (temporomandibular joint) exe
The Osteoporosis Management and Postural Correction Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with individuals with osteoporosis. The therapist can use this exercise database with PC-Kits software (not included; see entry) to design individualized exercise plans. The database contains 154 professionally-illustrated exercises, including re-alignment, postural correction, breathing, standing balance, walking, supine, prone, standing, resistance b
The Pathways Exercise Video for People with Limited Mobility is a non-aerobic exercise program specifically designed for people with physical disabilities, including those with Multiple Sclerosis and people using wheelchairs. The 48-minute videotape can be used independently at home or in a group setting. An assisted version of each exercise is demonstrated for people who require help. Instructor Shoosh Crotzer uses a yoga-based approach to the 24 exercises in the video. Leg, abdomen, back, shou
PC-Kits Desktop Edition is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical or occupational therapists. With this drag and drop program, the therapist can create, customize, and print an exercise routine for a specific individual. In creating the printable routine, the therapist can choose from seven layouts, edit captions, and flip pictures for left-right orientation. The program includes password protection and an audit log for HIPAA compliance. Most exercise kits allow selection of m
The Pediatric Ankle Weights, model 4882, are adjustable cuff weights designed for use by children or individuals with child-sized ankles. These weights feature a Velcro wrap-around band with double safety closure. Designed for freedom of movement, these weights conform to contours of the ankle or wrist. The user can select his or her desired weights and can add or remove weights as needed for progressive resistive exercises from 1/6 to 2 pounds in 1/6 pound increments.
Physical Activities is a personal skills tutorial and exercise program designed for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with mental, physical, or sensory disabilities. This series of 5 duplicatable books, 5 duplicatable interactive CD-ROMs and 5 online lessons can be used by parents and teachers to instruct children about body movements and other activities. This series is designed to cover activities that may improve the child’s coordination, balance, and control. Avail
The PhysioStep MDX Recumbent Elliptical Cross Trainer is an exercise machine designed for people with disabilities to provide an effective low-impact total body workout. Combines a relaxing recumbent sitting position with the natural motion of an elliptical and swivel seat for easy getting on and off. The PhysioStep MDX can be used for a combined total-body workout, a dedicated lower-body and core workout, a concentrated "UBE" upper body workout.
The Pilates BodyBand Workout Kit is an exercise band and video exercise program designed for use in physical therapy. This kit consists of a body band and a 55-minute workout DVD featuring Pilates instructor Ana Caban. Low-impact exercises tone the user's arms, thighs, hips, buttocks, and abs. Kits are available with a light resistance band (model 05-51839), moderate resistance band (model 05-51840), or heavy resistance band (model 05-51841). DIMENSIONS (LxW): Band is 4 feet x 6 inches. COLOR: B
The Pivotal Therapy System is a spine exerciser designed for use with individuals with back pain, injuries, or disabilities. The set includes an Occipivot, a cervical pivot, short thoracic pivot, standard thoracic pivot, lumbar pivot, and a large lumbar pivot. The components can be used individually to address specific needs or integrated to form a complete system of treatment. OPTIONS: The individual components are also sold individually.
The Pool Pony is a flotation aid designed for use in aquatic therapy. This flotation device gives enough lift to allow a smaller individual to be fully buoyant, or a larger person to achieve deeper submergence for a deep water workout. The device can also be used by women who are pregnant and do not want a belt around the waist. Made of ensolite foam with a thin PVC outer coating. COLOR: Yellow.
Post Polio Waterwork is a video exercise program designed for use by individauls with post polio syndrome. This DVD by Mary Essert and Vickie Ramsey presents a warm water exercise program for post polio survivors and their families and health care providers. The program includes exercise techniques for increased range of motion, strength, endurance, and relaxation, with hints for self care. The DVD is accompanied by a laminated exercise chart.
The Pouch Variable Rehab Weight is a cuff arm or leg weight for individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities that can be addressed by weight training. This product is sold with a belt that has a hook-and-loop closure and five pockets and a set of five weights that fit in those pockets. The weight of the cuff can be varied by inserting or removing weight packets from the belt. Each pocket of the pouch belt has a closure to keep the weight in place during use. OPTIONS: Additional weight
The Preston Weight-A-Matic, models 2084P and 2084Q, is a weight storage cart designed for use in therapeutic settings. Constructed of tubular chrome plated steel with welded weight hangers, the unit is similar to a towel rack in design, but has a lower shelf for other accessories and is mounted on 4 casters. Model PC 2084Q includes color coded weights; model PC 2084P is just the weight cart. Weights include 2 each of .75 to 5 pounds (20 weights total). DIMENSIONS: Caddy is 30 x 14 x 28.75 inches
The Pro Fitter is a horizontal glider exercise device designed to increase cardiovascular endurance, improved muscle tone, and enhanced body awareness through improved balance and coordination. As part of a therapeutic or rehabilitation program, the Pro Fitter can aid in the re-development of strength and proprioception after hip, knee, and ankle injuries; improve core stability for back, shoulder, and neck injuries; and enhance motor skills, muscular strength, and endurance. This piece of equip
The Pulley Bench is an exercise bench designed for use in rehabilitation treatment of the shoulder and thoracic region. This highly adaptable bench assists in isolating specific muscle groups. It can be used as a flat bench or with adjustable upright support for thoracic or shoulder stabilization. The upright support may be angled to any position from 0 degrees to 90 degrees, and has a height adjustment of 12 inches to 24 inches. The front pad raises 20 degrees, and the rear pad rotates for stor
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. The therapist can use this database with PC-Kits software (not included; see entry) to design individualized exercise programs for individuals with respiratory conditions, including emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, asthma, restrictive lung disorders, bronchietasis, and cystic fibrosis. The collection includes 107 professionally- illustrate
The R.E.A.L. Design By Myself™ Therapy System is an interlocking movement system. Its primary goal is to aid in the development of independent movement skills of young children with special needs. The By Myself Therapy System is a beneficial tool utilized by therapists to meet their clients’ developmental motor goals and ultimately, help them achieve independence. All components of the By Myself Therapy System are latex-free. The By Myself Therapy System comes with five individual equipment comp
The Resist-A-Skate System, model 31909, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table and exercise skate and pulley weight package designed to provide range-of-motion exercise for arms and shoulders. This package includes a Deluxe Exercise Skate, model 31910; a Skate Board, model 31915; and the Skate Resistance System, model 31909. These items are also sold individually; see separate entries. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days fro
The Rocking Ball is designed to help children with low muscle tone strengthen and develop their core muscles and balance. Children learn how to control and balance their bodies while sitting on a moveable disc at their own pace.
SIZES: 1 size available.
CAPACITY: 100 kilograms.
COLOR: Red cushion, with birch wood handles and trim for base support.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: 2 year warranty.
Rocking Ball is designed for use by children with low muscle tone who are working on strengthening core muscles and balance. With its simple design, children learn how to control and balance their bodies at their own pace. CAPACITY: Maximum user weight 220 lbs. COLOR: Red. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: Standard 2 year warranty.
The Rolling Weight Rack is a weight storage cart designed for use in therapeutic settings. Double-sided pegboard on an enamel-finished steel frame allows storage of up to 500 pounds of weight. Additional weights and accessories can be carried in the base-mounted high-sided wire basket. Equipped with rubber casters, this rolling cart is available without weights or with a set of 24 weights, two each of one-quarter to five pounds and 7.5 to 10 pounds flexible color-coded weights. DIMENSIONS: 42 i
The Rolyan Pronation/Supination Wheel, model A4141, is a pronator and supinator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The wheel features a diagonal bar in the center for grasping. The bar is grasped by the user and the wheel is then rolled in a motion designed to either turn the palm posteriorly or downward by a medial rotation of the forearm, or rolled in a motion to turn the palm anteriorly or upward by a lateral motion of the forearm. The comfortable hand bar can
Rolyan Weight Cuffs are arm and leg weights designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. These soft weights contour to the wrist or ankle and secure with the attached hook-and-loop strap with double safety closure. The weights are equipped with grommets for storage on a weight rack (not included). The weights are sold individually and are available in 0.5, one, 1.5, two, 2.5, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, 15, and 20 pounds. COLOR: Beige, yellow,
The Range of Motion (ROM) Dance DVD combines ROM exercises with basic principles of T’ai Chi Ch’uan, an ancient Chinese exercise that promotes health and longevity. The ROM Dance is a unique exercise and relaxation training program for people with pain and other physical limitations (i.e., arthritis, lupus, Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia, etc.). And T’ai Chi, a relaxed, fluid, non-impact exercise form, builds strength and endurance, enhances flexibility, improves coordination, and helps relieve stres
The Round Latex Tubing are exercise bands designed for use in hand strengthening and hand therapy activiities.Color-coded by resistance, these bands are available in individual lengths or in a sampler withone of each resistance. DIMENSIONS: Individual tubes are available in lengths of two or five yards. Each tube in the sampler is one yard long. COLOR: Yellow (thin), red (medium), green (heavy), blue (extra heavy), black (extra extra heavy) and silver (extra extra extra heavy).
Wall-Mounted Triplex Pulley Weights are pulley weights designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who use wheelchairs. This wall-mounted, wheelchair-accessible unit provides shoulder, elbow, and chest exercise and strengthening and features smooth-action nylon roller pulleys on ceiling stringers. A pair of handles is located overhead, a second set is positioned at chest height, and a floor plate has a pair of handles at floor level. The unit is equipped with 10 disc we
The Sammons Preston Pulley Weight System models PC922180, PC922182, and PC922184 are pulley weights designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Model PC2218 (chest pulley), has the handles mounted at chest height. Model PC922182 (duplex pulley), is designed to work the shoulder, elbow and chest areas, and has one pair of handles mounted at chest height, and a second mounted at floor level. Model PC922184 (triplex pulley), has three pairs of handles mounted at the floor lev
The Senior Splash Audio CD is an audio aquatic exercise program designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other physical disabilities, or who are recovering from an injury. This audio recording comprises two CDs: One presents motivating instrumental music setting the tempo and atmosphere for a water workout; the second contains music with precise vocal cueing. The recordings total 49 minutes.
The Senior Splash Video is an aquatic exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other physical disabilities, or who are recovering from an injury. This VHS-format video presents gentle, yet effective aerobic exercises, including exercises for improving posture and toning and strengthening muscles. The video is 55 minutes long.
Shape Up 'N Sign is a combination exercise and sign language videotape designed for children who are deaf. Both verbal and signed directions are used to lead song-signing with aerobic movements. This 30-minute tape can also be used to reinforce sign langage acquisition for hearing children.
The Skate Resistance System, Model 31920, is a system of pulley weights designed for use with an arm skate. The system consists of a C-clamp, cables, and 9 weights. DIMENSIONS: The C-clamp is 2.5 inches wide. WEIGHT: Each of the 9 weights is .4 pounds. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
Skeletal Fitness by Mirabai Holland: A Workout for Your Bones, is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with osteoporosis. This one hour video in DVD or VHS format video presents a comprehensive bone loading program with weight bearing and weight resistance exercises to help bones become denser. The program is for the whole body, with special emphasis on the areas at risk for osteoporotic fracture: the spine, thighbone at the hip, and forearm at the wrist. Presented by Mirabai
The Skil-Care Aqua Air Weights use of resistive aquatic therapy is effective for strengthening the upper body and offers less risk of muscle strain than land-based exercise. The Skil-Care Aqua Air Weight is manufactured from non-allergenic chlorine resistant vinyl that dries quickly as to avoid wetting other items when packed. Designed with air valves that provide easy filling access, the weights can be filled by mouth or with an air pump. Weights are sold in cases of ten (10).
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom leg exercise sling for elderly individuals with disabilities. Individuals recovering from hip and/or knee surgery who need to start walking with the support of a frame may be unable to hold their affected leg up for any length of time. The solution is an adjustable, soft brace that straps onto the lower leg with adjustable straps to hang off the support frame allowing for adjustments for individuals of different heights. The Sling-
Slip-Resistant Weights are arm and leg cuff weights designed for therapeutic use. These weights feature a soft Fabrifoam lining that increases comfort and reduces slippage. Padding increases the capability of the weights to conform to wrists, ankles, or weight bars. Hook-and-loop straps secure the weights. Available weights include one, two, three, four, five, and ten pounds (each sold individually). COLOR: One pound is yellow, two pounds is green, three pounds is black, four pounds is silver, f
The Soft Net Climber, model 1260, is a climbing rope ladder designed for working on motor planning skills for individuals with a physical disability. Extra padding in the webbing makes it softer on feet and easier to grab. It is sturdy, durable and washable and can be hung in any configuration such as vertical wall climber, a two sided tent or a fishing net. It can be used by clients of all ages and sizes. The net comes with two mat straps for securing it to most floor mats, and two "quick clips
The Soft Tone Weights are designed for use by individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities. The weights are covered in a soft Lycra fabric featuring a ring-style shape that stretches to slip over the wrist or ankle. The weights are available in 0.5 pounds (one pound per pair), 0.75 pounds (1.5 pounds per pair), 1 pound (two pounds per pair), 1.75 pounds (3.5 pounds per pair), and 2.25 pounds (4.5 pounds per pair). They are sold in pairs and are latex free.
The Softone Adjustable Weights are arm and leg weights designed for therapeutic use by indiviuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities. These cuff weights each hold up to four pounds (four one-pound packs are included for each cuff). Velcro straps hold the weights securely in place and allow for comfort adjustment.
The Adult Rotator, model 1140, is a spinning board designed to provide self-directed rotational vestibular stimulation for individuals with a physical disability. It can be used by one or two clients and the center post can be adjusted for any size client. The center post can be removed to make it easier for positioning large or severe clients. The rotator comes with a carpet that can be removed for cleaning or for tactile defensive clients. DIMENSIONS: 36 X 22 inches. CAPACITY: Working load 300
The Bounce Pad, model 1120, is a trampoline designed to provide otolithic stimulation for persons with poor motor skills. The trampoline forces the user to practice balance, timing, and motor planning. The triangular Bounce Pad has a carpeted plywood base with a padded edge for protection. DIMENSIONS: 22 inch triangle. Five inches high. CAPACITY: Working load 100 pounds. WEIGHT: 15 pounds. GUARANTEE: One full year from shipping date.
The Ladder Wall is a climbing rope ladder designed to provide range of climbing tasks and motor planning activities for individuals with little motor control. The staggered rung design allows users to climb straight up and down, sideways or diagonally. The height can be adjusted to suit the individual. The ladder requires a two point Suspension System and comes with two mat straps, two Safety Snaps, and two "quick clips". CAPACITY: Maximum 250 pounds. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 feet high x 4 feet wide. The
The Single Rung Climbing Ladder, model 1255, is a rope ladder designed for practicing climbing, motor planning, strengthening and gravitational security activities for individuals with a physical disability. The ladder is made of poly side ropes which support the hardwood rungs. It comes with two Safety Snaps, two mat straps and two "quick clips". DIMENSIONS: Seven feet high by 18 inches wide. Special heights are available upon request. Diameter of rungs is 1-1/4 inches. CAPACITY: Working load i
The Tower Ladder, model 1200, is a climbing rope ladder designed to provide versatile motor planning skills for small children with physical disabilities. It offers opportunities for creative play by allowing the user to climb up or down from both the inside and outside. It is made of soft poly ropes which support the solid hardwood rungs. The ladder comes equipped with one Safety Snap, two mat straps and four "quick clips". DIMENSIONS: 7-1/2 feet high x 17 inches wide. Rungs are 1-1/4 inches in
The Spin Trim is an arm and hand exerciser designed for people with lower extremity and mobility disabilities, people who use wheelchairs, and other individuals who have conditions that cause them to lead sedentary lifestyles. The Spin Trim consists of a plastic circle with a handle that extends perpendicular to it. The user holds the handle and moves the hand and arm in a circular motion. The manufacturer states that the device uses patented gyroscopic technology to work the user's hands, wrist
The Sqoodle Water Noodle is a swimming pool exercise aid designed for use by children and adults with lower extremity disabilities. This square noodle is made of buoyant EVA foam which is soft to the touch and which provide support during an aquatic workout. The closed cell foam is non-absorbant and dries fast. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 3 x 48 inches.
The Stationary Dumbell Rack is a weight storage rack designed for use in therapeutic settings. Made of welded steel with a scratch-resistant powdercoat finish, this rack holds 12 pairs of vinyl-coated dumbbells in assorted sizes (not included). OPTIONS: Set of 20 vinyl-coated dumbbells, two each in one-pound increments from one to ten pounds. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 34.5 x 12 x 24 inches. COLOR: White.
The Strap Weights are arm and leg weights designed for use by individuals with arm and leg disabilities.These expanded vinyl weights contour to fit the wrist and ankle and sealed stitchless seams prevent leakage and prohibit aabsorption and transmission of germs. Available in short- and long-strap models, these weights feature permanently-attached Velcro closure. The long-strap weights can be fastened to one another using the Velcro. The short-strap weights are available in 0.25, 0.50, or 0.75 p
The Stretch Out Strap is an exercise band designed for use by individuals with arthritis, mobility disaabilities, neurological disabilities, and other physical disabilities. This exercise strap is double stitched in a series of loops for the hands and feet to enable the user to stretch independently and progressively. The device can also serve as a rope ladder or a leg lifter. The Strap is available alone or with an exercise videotape demonstrating 28 stretches for different areas of the body.
Sing 'n Swing is an exercise videotape designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and mobility disabilities. This video usesw nostalgic melodies and seated exercises to improve or maintain flexibility and coordination.
Saddlebag sandbag ankle and wrist weights.. 2 pockets filled with sand joined by piece of fabric. Velcro strap for attachment to limb. Loop handle. Weights: 2 to 11 pounds. Color coded for weight identification. Available individually or as a set.
Heavy duty weight cart. Chrome plated tubular steel construction with peg board sides. Occupies 36 by 26 inches floor space. Overall height 54 inches.
The Step, model F1005W, is an aerobic exercise system designed for use in physical therapy or fitness training. It features a height-adjustable, stackable platform with a non-slip surface, which can be used for low-impact, high-intensity aerobic activity. The equipment comes with a 53-minute exercise video featuring step aerobic instructor Cathe Friedrich. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Stepping surface is 14 x 40 inches. Steps can be adjusted in 2-inch increments from 4 to 8 inches high. CAPACITY: 200 pound
The Swimhorse is a support frame that allows people with physical disabilities, mobility disabilities, and the elderly to swim in place horizontally without the fear of sinking below water level. This device makes it possible for users to practice backstroke and freestyle swimming postures while moving at a leisurely, relaxed pace.
The Thera-Band Assist Attachment Device is an exercise band accessory designed to allow individuals with limited grip strength or arthritis to use Thera-Band resistive bands and tubing in exercise and rehabilitation programs. The unit attaches to an exercise band or tubing and slide's around the user's foot or leg. This accessory and the Extremity Strap (sold separately) increase the range of exercises that can be performed with Thera-Band bands and tubing. WEIGHT: 15.7 ounces.
The Thera-Band AssortmentPacks are assortments of exercise bands designed for use in therapy and home exercise. Available in light or heavy packs, each with three different bands, color-coded by resistance. The Light Pack includes one thin, one medium, and one heavy. The Heavy Pack includes one heavy, one extra heavy, and one extra extra heavy. Each pack is available in a choice of latex bands or latex-free bands or pre-cut tubes. A care and use guide including six exercises comes with the set.
Thera-Band Exercise Tubing is an exerciser band for persons with upper ir lower extremity disabilities. Made of natural rubber, the stretchable tubing is available in 7 color-coded levels of resistance. Proper use for resistive exercise provides both positive and negative force on the muscles, improving strength, range of motion, and cooperation of muscle groups. Progressive resistance is color-coded as levels increase in difficulty from tan to silver. resistance levels are determined by thickn
Thera-Band Latex Exercise Bands are progressive resistance exercise bands designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. Made from stretchable latex, the bands can be used for passive or active exercise or therapy. Bands come in 8 color-coded levels of resistance, and are available in individual lengths or in rolls that can be cut to size as needed. When properly used, they provide both positive and negative force on the muscles, improving strength, range of motion
Thera-Band Latex Free Exercise Bands are progressive resistance exercise bands designed for use by individuals with latex allergies for upper or lower extremity rehabilitation. These bands match the pull forces and colors of Thera-Band Latex Exercise Bands (see separate entry), and they have no scent and no powder. The colors signify progressively greater resistance according to the Thera-Band Color Progression. OPTIONS: Available in Active Recovery Kits with Latex Free Bands (Beginner and Advan
The Thera-Band Soft Weights are hand weights designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. These soft, ball-shaped weights. While having different weights, these graspable weights are all of the same size. WEIGHT: The color-coded set includes 1.1 pound (tan), 2.2 pound (yellow), 3.3 pound (red), 4.4 pound (green), 5.5 pound (blue), and 6.6 pound (black) weights.
Thera-Loop is an exercise band door anchor designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This non-slip loop anchors any resistive tubing or band within any door frame. It is height adjustable without slipping, and also protects against damage from closing in doors to tubing or bands .
The Thera-P Bar is a barbell designed for use in therapeutic upper body exercise by individuals with physical disabilities. Weights are graduated to increase resistance as the user's strength increases. No assembly is required. The bars are color-coded by weight and have non-slip handles. Barbells may be purchased separately or in a five-barbell set with weights from one to five pounds. OPTIONS: Nylon carrying case (holds up to five weights), storage cart (holds up to 16 weights; see entry), wal
Thera-P BarRacs are weight storage racks designed for use by individuals using barbells for therapeutic exercise. There are two models, a wall rack and a floor stand. Both are designed to store Thera-P Bar barbells (see separate entry). The Wall Rack holds up to 16 barbells in a horizontal position. The Floor Stand stores up to 12 barbells in a vertical position. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Wall Rack is 22 x 7 x 35 inches. Floor Stand is 14.5 x 10.125 x 11.5 inches.
The Thera-P Storage Cart is a weight storage cart designed to store Thera-P barbells (see separate entry). This wheeled cart can be used to store and transport up to 16 barbells. Parts snap into place, so no tools are required for assemly. Instructions are included.
The Thera-Tube Exerciser, model 70944, is a progressive resistive arm exerciser designed strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, promote cardivascular fitness, or provide geriatric exercising. The bands are made of Latex rubber tubing, and available in 5 different diameters offering different resistance to stretching. The tubing may be cut to the desired length with scissors and tied to extend lengths or make a loop. Sold in bags of 5 10-foot lengths. DIMENSIONS: Model 70944-0000 is 1/8 in
The TheraGym Rolling Weight Rack is a weight storage rack designed for use in therapeutic settings. One side is of pegboard to accommodate up to 12 hooks for hanging weight belts. A built-in rack on another side stores up to 16 dumbells. A full-length mirror hangs on the back. The unit rolls on three large casters. The rack is available without weights or with two each of one-, two-, three-, four-, five-, six-, and eight-pound vinyl-coated dumbells, and two each of color-coded weight belts with
The TheraGym Weight Mate is a weight storage cart designed for use in therapeutic settings. This rolling cart has two horizontal racks on top to hold up to 20 dumbells and vinyl pegboards on the vertical sides with 12 hooks to accommodate grommeted cuff weights. The tray in the bottom accommodates additional weights. The cart also features swivel casters and extended loop-style handles. The cart is available without weights or with a set of vinyl-covered dumbells (two each of one to 10 pounds) a
The Therapeutic Ball Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. The kit is available either as a collection of reproducible cards or as an exercise database for use with PC-Kits software (not included). The therapist can use this kit to design individualized exercise plans for clients with orthopedic or neurological conditions affecting balance or posture. The kit contains 125 illustrated therapeutic ball exercises of the upper and lower extremities and
Weight cuffs. Sets or individual weights from 1/2 to 20 pounds. For ankles, wrists and torsos for adults and children. Iron pellets are encased in heavy duty foam backed vinyl. Velcro closures. Color coded, marked in pounds and kilograms. Grommeted for storage on weight racks. Weight racks also available. Also available as sets ($469 to $283).
The Track is a wall-mounted pulley exercise system designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, or spinal cord injury. Designed to increase strength by utilizing adjustable color-coded iron weights, the unit features one 25-pound color-coded stack in 5-pound increments. The system also includes two single hand grips and a Velcro strap for individuals with limited finger dexterity and for lower extremity exercises. OPTIONS: Cervical cap with 1-, 2-, or 3-pound weights.
The Tubing Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. This exercise database is for use with PC-Kits software (not included; see entry). The therapist can use the 164 illustrated exercises in the collection to design individualized exercise plans for clients. The collection shows tubing exercises for the biceps, chest, mid-back, quadriceps, shoulders, triceps, and trunk. All exercises are drawn in both male and female figures, with English and Spanish c
Uniband Exercise Bands are latex-free, progressive resistance exercise bands designed for use by individuals with latex allergies for upper or lower extremity rehabilitation. The colors signify progressively greater resistance. Available in rolls of 6, 25 50 or 100 yards. The bands can be washed with soap and water. OPTIONS: Ankle cuff; handles; door anchor; foot loop stirrup; and swivel hook. COLOR: Peach (very low resistance), orange (low), lime green (moderate), sky blue (heavy), or plum (ver
The Universal Exercise Bed (Model A) is an exercise machine intended for use by people with arthritis or balance or neuromuscular disabilities that prevent them from standing or sitting while exercising. This product features a full size bed with a specially fitted mattress and a metallic frame. At the head of the bed is an arm, chest and shoulders bar with a 120-pound weight stack for upper body strength conditioning. Foot bars are located at the foot of the bed for sit-ups and other abdomina
The Universal Exercise Bed (Model B) is an exercise machine intended for use by people with arthritis or balance or neuromuscular disabilities that prevent them from standing or sitting while exercising. This product features a full size bed with a specially fitted fixed, 6-piece mattress and a metallic frame. At the head of the bed is an arm, chest and shoulders bar with a 120-pound weight stack for upper body strength conditioning. The sides of the upper half of the bed fold down to allow fo
Vector Gait & Safety System is designed for individuals recovering from stroke, amputations, orthopedic injuries and spinal cord injuries. Patient falls are the number one risk during the rehabilitation process and contribute to a loss of confidence, anxiety, activity restriction and injury. The Vector Gait and Safety System® helps to promote patient mobility and independence while reducing the risk of injury to both patients and therapists. Leveraging dynamic body weight support (DBWS),
The VersaBall Stability Ball is an inflatable exercise ball designed for core strengthening and rehabilitation. Users can do seated exercises while sitting on the ball or use it to intensify their workout regiments. The VersaBall Stability Ball can help promote proper posture, increase lower back mobility, and build back and abdominal strength. Constructed of professional-grade PVC, the VersaBall Stability Ball will deflate slowly if it is pierced; significantly reducing the risk of injury if a
VersaClimber is a step-pedal-climb exercise machine for non-weight bearing sit down or stand up exercise for arms only, legs only, or arms and legs. It was designed for and is in use by various levels of paraplegics; leg injured individuals; brain, spinal cord injury, and stroke individuals; individuals needing cardiac rehabilitation; and persons with acute/chronic back injury/pain. The original VersaClimber is a zero impact, hydraulically resisted, vertical climbing machine that provides total
The Vinyl-Coated Iron Dumbell Set, model 5149A, is a set of dumbbell weights designed for therapeutic use. The weights are solid cast iron covered in thick, soft vinyl for comfort and to reduce noise and the danger of scratching surfaces. This 20-weight set includes two each from one to ten pounds in one-pound increments. COLOR: The one-pound weight is pink, the two-pound weight is aqua, the three-pound weight is plum, the four-pound weight is grape, the five-pound weight is teal, the six-pound
The Wall Mounted Dumbbell Rack, model 5151, is a weight storage rack designed for clinic use. Available with or without nine vinyl-coated dumbbells (one each of one, two, three, four, five, six, and seven eight, nine, and ten pound, dumbells), this floor-standing vertical panel includes hooks for ten dumbells and fastens to the wall for stability. DIMENSIONS: 53.5 x 10 x 3.5 inches.
The Wall Weight Racks are weight storage racksdesigned for use in therapeutic settings. These brightly polished stainless steel racks mount flush to the wall and are equipped with six reinforced hooks to accommodate grommeted flexible weights (not included). DIMENSIONS: Each rack is 2 x 33 inches and the hooks are 2 inches.
The Wall-Mounted Weight Rack is a weight storage rack designed for clinical use. This wall mounted unit consists of two stainless-steel racks each with six stainless-steel hooks. The durable, easy-to-clean unit holds up to 180 pounds (15 pounds per hook) of cuff weights, thus saving valuable floor space. DIMENSIONS: (LxDxW): 33 x 2 x 2 inches. The hooks are 2 inches in diameter
The Water Fitness Class Set, model T10053, is a set of swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The set includes six ethafoam dumbbell floats, six three-piece float belts, and six underwater exercise steps.
Water Walker is a floatation device for aquatic exercise or recreation designed for use by children or adults with musculoskeletal or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This circular floatation device provides individuals with vertical position stability and support during water exercises and activities. It is available in two styles. The seat model supports hips at a comfortable angle. The belt and sling strap model supports weight-bearing users for hip extension. Both styles feature a chi
Water Weight Bells, also known as Mini-Bells, are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use in aquatic therapy. These hollow poly-propylene dumbbells have four blades at each end for resistance and stability. Removable end caps allow the bell to be filled with water for neutral buoyancy or with air for additional flotation. COLOR: Teal.
Water Weight Boots, also known as Mini-Boots, are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use in aquatic therapy. The boots are made from a single five-inch wide section of high-impact poly-propylene with three-dimensional W-shaped resistance blades and a thick foam comfort pad. The blades are secured around the user's leg above the ankle with Velcro straps. The force or "weight" is created by the resistance of the water against the blades as the boots are moved through the water. When the
Water Workout Gloves are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use in aquatic therapy. They are made of silicone rubber to be both strong and flexible. They can be used along with Water Weight Boots, or as a warm-up prior to using the Water Weight Bells (see separate entries), or as added resistance for any water exercise class.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Slant exercise board is useful in stretching tight heel cords both after surgery and as part of an ongoing therapy routine. Cut two wedges from 3/4 inch plywood measuring 6 1/2 inches wide by 12 1/2 inches long. Glue these to the ends of a board measuring approximately 14 inches wide by 21 inches long. Screw the wedges into position using 1 1/4 inch screws. Glue a support stick measuring 3 2/4 inches by 19 1/2 inches to the bottom inner edge of the wed
The Wheelchair Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists to design individualized exercise plans for wheelchair users. This exercise database is for use with PC-Kits software (not included; see entry). It contains 113 illustrated exercises, including breathing, neck, chest, upper back, trunk, leg, cardiovascular, hand, and arm exercises, which help wheelchair users to develop flexibility, upper and lower body strength, general conditioning, posture, bal
The WIthings GO is a watch that does not tell time but tracks the wearer's daily sleep and activity that is designed for individuals with neurological disabilities, individuals who are overweight, and who have need extra sleep and/or exercise. Features an always-on E link™, a battery that lasts up to 8 months, and seamless pairing with their Health Mate app. It is sweat-proof and water-resistant.
The Withings Pulse Ox is a wearable device and bluetooth application that tracks sleep cycles and activity level designed for users with temporary disabilities who need to monitor their health. During the day it captures steps, distance walked, elevation climbed, and calories burned. At night, it monitors sleep. When asked, it measures heart rate and blood oxygen level. With this data users can make informed choices.
Soft vinyl ankle and wrist weights. Long Velcro straps wrap around weight. Sizes 1/4 to 20 pounds grommet for wall hanging. Other sizes available upon request.
The Wrist or Ankle Cuff is an exercise cuff designed for use by individuals with quadriplegia who engage in weight training. These double overlay cuffs are lined with fake fur and enable the user to hook onto pulley weights and lat bars. It can be used on wrists and some ankles. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 3 x 18 inches or 2 x 18 inches.
Wristbands for Activité Watches are accessories for the Activité Steel, a product that can be used by people with fibromyalgia or other neurological conditions who need recovering from injury but who need to stay active to meet their health needs. These wristbands come in Silicone or Leather.
Yoga for Scoliosis is a video exercise program designed for use by individuals with scoliosis. This video provides a 50-minute beginning home yoga practice to improve posture and reduce pain and discomfort resulting from scoliosis. The practice is divided into three sections, approximately 17 minutes each, which can be practiced individually or in their entirety. The video also includes information on scoliosis by an orthopedic surgeon, and a section showing how to use props and adapt poses to a
Yoga Pretzels Activity Cards are an exercise program designed for use by children and adults with physical, emotional, or sensory processing disabilities. This set of 50 colorful cards teaches the basics of yoga. These over-sized color-coded activity cards offer exercises in nine categories and are packaged in a hard-cover box. Each card features a pose on the front and illustrated, step-by-step directions on the back. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 5 x 7 inches.