TITLE

research update. The Suit and "Spider Therapy"

AUTHOR(S)
Somerville, Bridget
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
PN;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the benefits of the Spider Therapy, a technique that is a unique part of Polfit program, wherein bungee cords are strapped strategically to the patients to help them move through exercises. It says that former football player Damien Minna who was paralyzed after a diving accident has gained enough strength in his core to move into a kneeling position and to sit on his knees. Moreover, Brandon Reyes who has a traumatic brain injury now use lesser support during the therapy.
ACCESSION #
53571778

 

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