Technologies at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital
We offer the following state of the art technologies:
Imagine moving your hand again. Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital has new technology to improve hand and arm function.
Do you desire a more natural gait? Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital has new advanced technology to improve instability and increased effort during gait.
Body Weight-Supported Treadmill Training (BWSTT)
Variations in this technology, with or without lower extremity robotics, utilize a strategy that that involves the unloading of the lower extremities by supporting a percentage of body weight. The use of BWSTT leads to a better recovery of ambulation, with effects on over-ground walking speed, endurance, and amount physical assistance required to walk.
Can someone with paralysis or leg weakness ride a bike? Yes, and we have one in our gym!
Upper Extremity Robotics
Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital has "therapy" robots to assist our patients in precise therapeutic training. These robotic devices are utilized and managed by licensed therapists to achieve outcomes that balance assistance with challenge in therapeutic settings.
Diagnostic Tools for Dizziness/Balance Disorders
The Vestibular and Balance Disorders Services offered at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital uses both clinical expertise and the most advanced computerized technology to provide a complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment recommendations for dizziness and balance disorders.
The latest version of the most widely used clinical instrumentation tool for speech-language pathologists.