Impaired physical mobility causes secondary health complications that are costly and make rehabilitation difficult. The cost associated with physical medicine and rehabilitation of this population is estimated at $18 billion annually in the U.S.
Aging, disability, illness, inactivity, neurological disorder, injury, surgery or a sedentary lifestyle can bring about muscle loss, or atrophy. A decrease in physical activity can cause muscle loss in as little as 72 hours. The leg muscles are among the first to weaken.
Often these lower-functioning individuals are left without a viable and accessible physical therapy and occupational therapy solution. Until now.
VibeTech is better, faster, smaller and cheaper than other physical therapy options like anti-gravity treadmills, aqua therapy or harness machines. The therapy is also very relieving and soothing compared to electric stimulation that can be painful.