The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill has finally arrived in the Sydney CBD
Here at Sydney Physiotherapy Solutions we understand how important it is for runners and other athletes to recover quickly so that they can continue participating in the sport they love.
We are dedicated to continuously educating ourselves in order to provide the the most current and effective treatment possible. This is why we have decided to introduce the Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill to our clinic at 155 Castlereagh Street in Sydney CBD as well as our clinic in Chatswood.
Sydney Physio Solutions is proud to be one of the only clinics in Sydney to have an Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill.
Working with runners and athletes is a speciality here at the clinic. Many of our therapists are runners themselves which gives us an advantage when treating running injuries as we understand the sport and have the necessary experience in treating the associated injuries. More importantly, we understand that most of our athletes would prefer to keep running while injured and so we have introduced the Alter-G to ensure that this can happen.
Advantages of the Alter-G Treadmill
- Helps minimize time lost from training, especially those training for an event such as a marathon
- Maintains cardiovascular fitness during rehab
- Reduces stress on joints
- Improves bone density measures
- Suitable for runners who may be overweight
- Allows gradual loading as the injury heals during rehabilitation
Specific injuries that the Alter-G is suitable for
- Knee osteoarthritis
- Complex regional pain syndrome
- Fibula stress fracture
- Lumbar disc herniation
- Metatarsal stress fracture
- Ankle sprains
- Tibial stress fractures
- Navicular stress fractures
- All types of muscle strains
To find out how the Alter-G AntiGravity Treadmill works read more here.
The Alter G treadmill uses an inflatable bubble to enable users to walk and run in a reduced gravity environment. The effect of training in this environment is lowered impact on your lower body meaning a reduced risk of long term injury in addition to reducing the time to return to running post injury.
The Alter G in the SPS clinic in Castlereagh Street or SPS Chatswood is available to everyone whether you’re an athlete, returning to exercise from an injury or to aid weight loss.