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If you’ve suffered an injury or gone through surgery, you know the recovery process can be long and challenging. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, a senior citizen or a young competitor, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill can help optimize your treatment outcomes to get you back faster to the activities you love. It also allows professional athletes to train faster, harder, and smarter.

How Does It Work? Originally conceived by Dr. Robert Whalen to design effective exercise regimens for NASA’s astronauts, Differential Air Pressure (DAP) technology has been adapted by AlterG for use in training and rehabilitation. Cleared by the FDA in 2008, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a device that can be used for:

- Rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries
- Treatment of neurological conditions
- Weight reduction
- Aerobic conditioning
- General training to combat the diseases of aging
- Enhanced performance while minimizing impact
- Increased training volume and minimized stress-related injuries



Unweighting is achieved in the AlterG by using air in a pressure-controlled chamber to gently lift the user. Precise calibration using patented technology allows for very specific unweighting from 100-20% of the users body weight in 1% increments.

Why Unload?
- Allows for the protection of healing tissue
- Encourages range of motion and return to functional activities like walking and running sooner
- Earlier initiation of closed-kinetic chain activity
- Prevents disuse atrophy
- Encourages more rapid return of motor control
- Improves aerobic conditioning without increasing the risk of stress-related injury


Contact Pat Byrne 086-1700984 The Muscle Clinic - 197a Clontarf Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3 email