Balance Maze is designed for children with gravitational insecurities, balance and motor coordination disabilities. Users must move a ball around the plastic maze. The pivot point, placed directly under feet, is gently rounded. It is designed to move the ball while maintaining a sense of security. Add difficulty by using the two balls (included) simultaneously.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a balance training system for children with disabilities using Wii balance board technology. Students from Rice University linked together five Wii balance boards to a computerized motion tracking system and developed a game based on this system to help children advance their balance skills. The boards are lined up in a row between active handrails that provide feedback on how heavily users depend on their arms. The game requires the use
The Gonge Balancing Egg is a unique toy that is inspired by cultures where the ability to carry/transport things on one's head is developed. This is a unique product which heightens children's awareness of their posture and at the same time stimulates their balancing skills. This can also be used as a game between children to see who can keep the egg on their head the longest.
The Biodex Balance System SD is a balance training biofeedback device designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. The user stands on a platform while viewing real-time visual biofeedback on a high-resolution color touch-screen liquid crystal display (LCD). The platform tilts 20 degrees from horizontal in all directions, and comes with two adjustable support handles that lock in place for safety or swing away for an unobstructed, open environment for a variety of training activitie
The Bobles Tumbling Chicken is a foam recreational play shape, designed to encourage creative play, balance, gross motor skills and sensory integration. Its soft fabrication makes it lightweight and forehead-friendly, but it's sturdy enough to withstand rough play.
The Bobles Tumbling Elephant is a foam recreational toy that encourages creative play as well as sensory integration, balance and gross motor skills. Its soft fabrication makes it lightweight and forehead-friendly, but it's sturdy enough to withstand rough play.
The Bobles Tumbling Worm Chair is designed for children who have a hard time sitting still in school and/or focusing on a particular task. The Worm chair is flat on one end and curved on the other end, which enables children to silently be in movement while sitting at their desk.
The Body-Aline is an exercise machine and posture training activity for people with posture problems due to neuromuscular disabilities or lumbar issues. It is designed to gently stretch and strengthen the back and trunk postural muscles. The Body-Aline consists of a bench on which the users sits. A vertical bar is mounted in the rear of the bench with arm bars extending forward on either side of the user. There is also a foam roller mounted on the vertical bar. The heights of the arm bar and the
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide practice in moving from sitting to standing. A plywood stool was mounted to a plywood base. In front of the stool, also on the base, is mounted a plywood ladder with hardwood rungs. The ladder is braced with barckets attached to the ladder and the base on the side away from the user. The user grasps the rungs of the ladder to pull himself to a standing position. DIMENSIONS: The ladder is 850 millimeters (mm) high. The rungs are 70 mm apart. TITLE: Happy Sea
The Clown's Hat Balancing Toy is deigned to develop body consciousness and attention to posture. It takes concentration and balance to wear the clown's hat. Shaped to make it easy to use with parts so soft that falling rings will not hurt. Set includes five parts made of artificial rubber and EVA foam.
The compact core exerciser is designed to help those individuals with a weak core, thighs, or calves. It strengthens them and users will work on tone and strength. Exercisers sit on the padded saddle, rest their feet on the rubber bar and shift weight backward. The back and forth motion targets lumbar muscles, abs, glutes and thighs. This helps balance and posture. Lightweight. compact. Assembly required.
The Health Mark Osci Health Whole Body Vibration Machine is designed for use by individuals with acute back pain and those attempting to increase strength and stability in their hip flexors. It also improves circulation of blood and lymphatic fluid, increase bone density, stimulate and massage tired muscles, and decrease joint pain through rehabilitative techniques.
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PURPOSE: To allow children improve their motor planning skills while running, jumping or stepping over an obstacle.
The Independent is an adjustable vertical stander designed for children from 18 months old to young adult who require moderate levels of support when weight bearing while in supported standing. The Independent supports users at the feet, knees, hips and trunk. The height, width and angle can be adjusted independently for a customized fit. It is designed to promote increased comfort and support by providing soft, padded thoracic and pelvic bands as well as padded knee cups. The Independent comes
Jenx Multistander is a pediatric standing system designed for use by children 6 months to 6 years with motor and neurological disabilities to assist with weight bearing and standing activities. The Jenx Multistander offers a variety of configurations for prone, upright or supine standing. The user may be positioned anywhere between upright and horizontal positions. This multifunctional stander can accommodate children smaller than the minimum height by using sandal-raising blocks. The removable
Jenx Prone Stander-Green is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjust
ZipKrooz ™ is an adapted playground system designed for children ages 5 to 12 years of age with sufficient upper-body strength and coordination who are working on improving critical skills such as balance, coordination, core strength and cooperative play. The ZipKrooz ™ offers a 2-way ride along an easy glide trolley. There is a built-in elevation that can be installed on level ground with no embankments needed.
OPTIONS: Additional Bay.
SIZES: Track is available in three lengths: 34 feet, 50
Lumbar Extender Back Stretcher is designed for use by individuals with chronic back pack, postural imbalances or individuals who are trying to restore the natural curvature of their back and improve flexibility in their shoulder and back muscles.
The Mobo Shift Three Wheel Cruiser is specially designed for children 9 years of age through adulthood who are working on improving their upper body strength, control and overall endurance as a result of neurological, muscular and cardiovascular impairments. It has a durable reinforced frame and larger tires for larger riders. The eight part recumbent reclining back provides phenomenal relaxation and support, and helps to encourage longer rides. The highly adjustable frame seats users from 4 fee
The motorized inversion table is designed to give inversion therapy which helps alleviate back pain by decompressing the spine, relieving pressure on nerves and realigning the ligaments that support the back. The adjustable rotation control ensures users achieve the desired angle of incline--even completely inverted--in a single motion driven by the quiet motor. The vented, injection-molded plastic bed reduces friction so the body can read just comfortably, while the padded ankle closures hold l
Mustang Seat is an interior/posterior gait trainer designed for use by children learning to walk with mobility disabilities. It is designed to provide upper body support and adjustable angle positioning for forward tilt in the anterior configuration and full upright support in the posterior configuration. There is a slight forward leaning position and built-in suspension that stimulates the natural walking pattern. There is a 30 degree center bar for added positioning. The Mustang Seat is a fol
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The stool helps those who struggle with fidgeting, such as individuals with Autism, ADD, ADHD or other cognitive disorders. Old crutches and scrap wood are utilized to create an adjustable seat that helps one practice self-regulation. COMMENTS: The One Leg Therapy Stool allows those with cognitive or fidgeting impairments practice self-regulation.
Pewi is a walk/ride-on device designed for infants as young as 9 months of age, working on motor planning, balancing and learning to walk. It is designed to enhance body and space awareness by allowing the user greater freedom of movement. It can also be used by children ages 12-36 months as a foot-to-floor ride-on device. The Pewi has multi-directional caster wheels that allows the user to ride and easily in any direction. It can be used for indoor and outdoor play on smooth surfaces.
Smirthwaite’s stacking Plinths are structures used in the school and home environments for individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities working on posture, balance, transfers and other therapeutic exercises.
OPTIONS: Folding Leg Plinths, Quick Fix Plinth Tray, Quick Fix Vertical & Horizontal Handrails, Plinth Half Coverboards, and Suction Hand Grips are some of options available for the plinth.
SIZES: 1, 2, 3, 4.
DIMENSIONS : Size 1 Length 1070, Width 665; Size 2 1500, Width 745;
The Pull-Buoy Starter Beam Set consists of easily portable beams that attach together in seconds with shatter-proof plugs. Each section is 2 feet long x 5 inches wide by 2.25 inches high, for 12 feet of beam. Optional hexagonal BeamDocks open the imagination to dozens of different shapes and balance challenges. Constructed of no-tear, unbreakable Dura-Tuff foam for years of institutional use. The included activity guide offers over 30 set-ups and creative uses.
The River Kit #1 Obstacle Course is designed to help children improve their balance, motor planning and coordination. It comes with several components to create an obstacle course simulating a river and the surrounding environment. Children can navigate different heights, widths and colors to challenge their balance and use their cognitive skills (thinking skills) at the same time for an increased challenge. The pieces of the River Kit are easy to put together, making it easy to incorporate chil
Made of high quality wood, the Rockin' Rocker Board helps improve balance reactions, motor planning and coordination. Use for righting reactions, tilting reactions and dynamic standing balance. Use in multiple positions and activities--sitting, kneeling, standing and even playing outdoor games.
The Rocking Ball is designed to help children with low muscle tone strengthen and develop their core muscles and balance. Children learn how to control and balance their bodies while sitting on a moveable disc at their own pace.
SIZES: 1 size available.
CAPACITY: 100 kilograms.
COLOR: Red cushion, with birch wood handles and trim for base support.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: 2 year warranty.
The Rokka is a disc shaped play structure designed to help children with neurological and physical disabilities work on improving their balance while building physical confidence. The Rokka can be used as a fishing boat, a see-saw and a den. When it is turned upside down, it is a table and two chairs for eating or drawing, or a trip-trap bridge for some rudimentary stair-training. Playing together and collaborating allows children to develop social skills and practice turn taking and sharing
The Skuut™ Balance Bike is designed for children with autism, neurological and mobility disabilities. It provides the opportunity for children to learn to balance before trying to ride a standard two wheel bike. There are no pedals or training wheels to promote a false sense of learned balance. The Skuut Balance Bike let’s children propel themselves along at their own pace and comfort level. Standard features include a standard steering wheel and two pneumatic rubber tires. SIZES: One size. DIME
Slouch Couch is designed for young children who have difficulty independently sitting upright as a result of low muscle tone, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome or traumatic brain injury. It is designed to keep their head and upper body at a higher level than their legs. This allows parents and caregivers to supervise and maintain eye contact with the child. If additional support is needed, there is a harness that can be used to secure the child in place. The curved shape allows youngsters to re
The Mustang is an anterior/posterior gait trainer designed to provide positioning and support for children with neurological and motor disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida while they learn the skills of stepping/walking.
The Mustang provides excellent upper body support and adjustable angle positioning for forward tilt in the anterior (front) configuration and full upright support in the posterior (rear) configuration. A variety of positioning accessories are available for childr
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a product that treats chronic back pain for individuals with arthritis and other conditions causing chronic back pain. Spinovo (spine + new) is a concept smart clothing product that uses modular packs to treat back pain through heating, cooling, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapies, as well as incorporating bend sensors to ensure the wearer maintains the correct posture. The designer, Justine Smith, studied at
Spooner Board is designed for young children and teenagers working on improving balance, weight shifting, coordination, motor planning, and gross motor skills while strengthening ankles, legs and core musculature. The "spoon shape" lets you replicate most board sports in any location and on any surface, inside or out. It has been designed to be durable. The balance boards safely hold 250+ pounds. Users learn to stand, rock, pivot and spin, both regular and "goofy footed." Online instructions an
Strato is a classroom chair designed for children and young adults from 2 - 19 years. It is suitable for users who are able to get in and out of their chairs independently, but require minimal to moderate levels of postural support. The contoured seat tilts forward to encourage anterior tilt of the pelvis, providing hip stability as well as trunk and lower limb alignment. The design is based on the concept of ‘straddle’ not ‘saddle’, which aims to enhance function and cognitive development. OPTI
The Thera-Band Stability Trainer is a balace and posture training device designed for use by individuals with balance, neurologial, or lower extremity disabilities. This device is intended to improve balance, postural stability, proprioception, and coordination. Made of foam, the unsteady surface challenges the body to maintain postural stability and balance. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): The blue Trainer is 2 x 22 x 12 inches and the green trainer is 2 x 20 x 12 inches.
The Therapeutic Ball Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists. The kit is available either as a collection of reproducible cards or as an exercise database for use with PC-Kits software (not included). The therapist can use this kit to design individualized exercise plans for clients with orthopedic or neurological conditions affecting balance or posture. The kit contains 125 illustrated therapeutic ball exercises of the upper and lower extremities and
Varyflex is a pediatric stander designed for children with limited mobility due to cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and neurological disorders. It comes with a chest and hip straps for positing. The Varyflex standing frame is positioned on moveable platform with wheels.
Vector Gait & Safety System is designed for individuals recovering from stroke, amputations, orthopedic injuries and spinal cord injuries. Patient falls are the number one risk during the rehabilitation process and contribute to a loss of confidence, anxiety, activity restriction and injury. The Vector Gait and Safety System® helps to promote patient mobility and independence while reducing the risk of injury to both patients and therapists. Leveraging dynamic body weight support (DBWS),
The Whirl is a prone stander designed to provide symmetry and enable children from 1 year to young adult to gradually develop and maintain their ability to weight bear through their legs and feet while standing. The Whirl is a modular design that enables the changing of any of the chest, pelvic, knee or footrest components without changing the main frame. The Whirl comes complete with anterior and pelvic supports, knee cups, cocoon sandals, activity tray, bowl and cover as standard. POWER: Avail
Yogarilla Fun Deck is designed to teach children with and without physical disabilities traditional and original yoga poses. This set contains 55 yoga poses and 110 colorful activities on 6 inch x 8 inch cards to help children understand how their bodies and minds work together. Occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, teachers, and parents can use yoga in the classroom, at home, or in treatment to improve fine and gross motor skills, sensory processing, atten