Alter-G or Anti Gravity Treadmill
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Available at the Bangkok Sports Academy and Exercise Medicine (BASEM),the Anti-Gravity Treadmill is effective in providing therapy exercise for individuals who are unable bear weight, for example patients who have had an injury or surgery related to the legs, knees, ankles, or feet. It is also suitable for people who experience knee pain while running and individuals who are overweight and may experience leg or knee pain as a result of running. It is useful for athletes and people who are in recovery or looking to strengthen their muscles and joints, and would like to maximize cardiovascular and respiratory function to improve their overall fitness. Alter G allows for increased training volume with less impact and ground reaction forces Using NASA patented Differential Air Pressure technology and clinically supervised by a doctor, the Alter G helps to reduce a person’s weight by as much as 80% during exercise. This results; results in only 20% pressure on affected areas. It is comparable to running or exercising under water. There is an adjustable weight mechanism and no risk of water entering surgical wounds.
This new technology is growing in popularity for both clinical and practical