Entries by Aretech Administrator

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 […]

Webinar: “Turning Control: A Dynamic Balance Functional Activity”

Source: APDM Join OHSU’s Dr. Fay Horak and Dr. Martina Mancini for a webinar entitled “Turning Control: A Dynamic Balance Functional Activity.” April 21st, 2016:  12:00-1:00pm Pacific Standard Time 1 CEU Credit This webinar covers the significance and challenge of controlling turning, or locomotion on a curved trajectory, for rehabilitation of dynamic balance. We discuss […]

Aretech Partners with APDM Wearable Technologies

Source:  PRWeb Aretech announced today that the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System will now feature APDM’s Mobility Lab for comprehensive gait and balance assessment. APDM technology includes wearable sensors that provide sensitive, validated and reliable outcome measures of rehabilitation interventions. When combined with ZeroG, therapists now have the opportunity to treat their patients with […]

Quadriplegic man dances with his wife in the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System

Source: NBC News When Lauren Jackson married her quadriplegic husband in 2013, she told him, “When you can walk, I want you to dance with me.” It was more a dream than anything. Joel Jackson had not been expected to survive the 2009 car wreck that separated his spine from his head, let alone get […]

Aretech’s ZeroG used in research to help restore the ability to walk following spinal cord injury

Source: Neuroscience News The ability to walk has been restored following a spinal cord injury, using one’s own brain power, according to research published in the open access Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. This is the first time that a person with complete paralysis in both legs (paraplegia) due to spinal cord injury was able to […]