Rehabilitation Technologies at New England Rehabilitation Hospital
We offer the following state of the art technologies on an outpatient and inpatient basis.
The ReoGo is an advanced robotic system aimed at improving strength, coordination and range of motion in the upper extremities of individuals who have these deficits due to neurological injury or illness.
The Dynavision D2 is a visuomotor and cognitive training system designed to work on the visual and motor deficits that often occur after neurological injuries or illnesses.
Gait Trainer 3 and Unweighting System
The Gait Trainer 3 is a treadmill system that is equipped with an instrumented deck that provides real time auditory and visual biofeedback to prompt the patient on ways to improve their gait.
Free Step SAS
The Free Step SAS is an overhead, ceiling mounted track and harness system aimed at providing a patient with support while they are performing mobility activities such as walking and/or stair climbing.
The AutoAmbulator is an innovative therapeutic device designed to help rehabilitate patients who experience difficulty walking, following a neurological injury including spinal cord injury, stroke or brain injury.
The RT300 is a functional electrical stimulation (FES) bike for the arms and the legs.
Imagine moving your hand again. New England Rehabilitation Hospital has a new technology that has improved hand and arm function for many patients.
Do you desire to walk more naturally? New England Rehabilitation Hospital has a new technology to improve balance and reduce effort while walking.
The Biosway is a portable balance system that allows for balance testing and training.
Tobii Assistive AAC & Tobii C Eye Control Module
For individuals who are experiencing difficulty with communication due to a neurologic illness or injury the Tobii Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device is potentially the answer.
IPAD technology has created a flexible and portable treatment tool for a variety of therapeutic activities. Through a large number of applications therapy staff is able to utilize these devices as a tool for augmentative communication as well as to develop task specific treatment sessions that will challenge a patient's cognition and visual perceptual skills. Therapy staff is able to utilize these devices in the clinic environment as well as bring them to the patient's bedside to meet the needs of a wide range of diagnostic populations. Patients are also able to trial equipment that they may be able to utilize at home as compensatory assistive technology to increase their independence with certain life tasks.
Anodyne Therapy uses infrared energy (Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy) to provide temporary, cumulative relief of symptoms caused by some diseases such as diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and circulatory insufficiency.
The Wii video gaming system offered by Nintendo offers a wonderful treatment regime for the appropriate inpatient and outpatient. Use of the game system activities requires body movements which challenge balance while developing coordination, strength, endurance and the ability to follow directions.