Entries by Aretech Administrator

ZeroG Used to Push Boundaries at Special Tree NeuroCare Center

Source: WXYZ Detroit Cutting-edge new technology making its debut in southeast Michigan could be life-changing for those with brain and spinal cord injuries. The robotic “ZeroG” is helping patients at Special Tree in Romulus. Sloan Hogan was driving down the street when a vehicle came out of his driveway right out into the middle of the […]

Representative Steve Scalise Relearns to Walk with Help from ZeroG

Source:  CBS News Months after being ambushed by a gunman, Representative Steve Scalise tells 60 Minutes how close he came to dying – and how a series of “little miracles” saved him. The Republican lawmakers had been practicing in Virginia for a charity baseball game, when a bullet tore through his hip and across his body.  […]

Aretech Unveils New ZeroG Gait and Balance System

Aretech, LLC, an advanced rehabilitation technology leader, announced the release of Version 3 of the ZeroG Gait and Balance System at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting (APTA-CSM) in San Antonio, TX. The new ZeroG is the most sophisticated robotic body-weight support system in the world. The system has been redesigned with more […]

How ZeroG is Used with Marianjoy Patients

Source Video: Marianjoy Vanessa Flaherty, PT, DPT, a physical therapist at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, IL, shows how ZeroG helps them safely perform gait retraining with their patients.   ZeroG can help those who are recovering from neuromuscular disorders such as stroke, traumatic brain injury and incomplete spinal cord injury or other orthopedic conditions. […]

12 Year Old with Cerebral Palsy is Fearless in ZeroG

Source: Sweet Charity/Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network Anna Faura is positively giddy with excitement. It’s a Thursday afternoon at  the Dornsife Pediatric Therapy Suite on Good Shepherd’s south Allentown campus and for the pretty and energetic 12 year old, that means one-on-one time with the ZeroG, a gait and balance system that brings life-changing technology to […]

ZeroG Helps Man with an Incomplete SCI Walk Again

Source: YourWestValley On January 11, Rick Schmidt’s golf shoe caught on the accelerator and his car smashed into a tree.  The accident in Trilogy at Vistancia caused an incomplete spinal cord injury that essentially rendered Schmidt, 64, a quadriplegic — plus left him with a broken leg. Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital in Surprise wasn’t even open yet. […]

ZeroG Helps Stroke Patient Learn to Walk Again

Source:  Portland Business Journal & KATU2 Gary LaRue, a 74-year-old Yamhill County farmer, had a severe stroke on March 17th that paralyzed his right side and affected his speech.  Less than six weeks later, he was walking — with assistance — thanks to a new device at the Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon, or RIO, which […]