Intensive Pediatric Physical Therapy is scheduled 3 hours a day, 5 days a week for 3 weeks. This intensive level of therapeutic treatment allows enough motor practice for new motor patterns to become more automatic. Equipment includes the universal exercise unit and the TherasuitTM. The universal exercise unit is designed to allow resistive training for even limited motor control through a system of pulleys and support. It also provides partial weight support or resistance as needed during completion of functional activities. The Therasuit™ is a soft dynamic proprioceptive orthotic which allows correction of posture and alignment to as close to normal as possible through a system of elastic rubber bands.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Developmental Delay
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Post Stroke
- Athetosis Spasticity (Increased Muscle Tone)
- Hypotonia (Low Muscle Tone)
- Retrains CNS
- Provides External Stabilization
- Normalizes Muscle Tone
- Aligns the body to as close to normal as possible
- Provides Dynamic Correction
- Corrects Gait Pattern
- Provides Tactile Stimulation
- Influences the Vestibular System
- Improves Balance and Coordination
- Decreases uncontrolled movements in ataxia and athetosis
- Improves body and spatial awareness
- Supports weak muscles
- Provides to strong muscles to further increase strengthening
- Promotes development of fine and gross motor skills
- Improves Bone Density
How do I get more information about attending an intensive physical therapy session? Call (251) 450-0070 for more information and an enrollment packet.
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The Therasuit™ and Therasuit Method™ were developed by Richard and Isabella Koscielny in Keego Harbor Michigan . They own Therasuit, LLC and The Pediatric Fitness Center, LLC.