Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Put a Bounce in Your Step

Prior to living in San Diego I was working full-time at a physical therapy clinic in Chicago.  I was lucky enough to have access to physical therapists, massage therapists, an exercise physiologist and some incredible technology.  Below is an image of the G-Trainer (made by Alter-G) .  It is an anti-gravity treadmill and a great rehabilitation tool.  I was able to try it out at the Gold Coast AthletiCo location.

The way it works is that you wear a pair of super sexy spandex shorts that zipper around the waist and lock you into the pressurized bubble around the treadmill.   You then have the ability to choose what percentage of your body weight you would like to run with.  You can run at 30% or 80% depending on the injury or reason for using it.   It feels like you are running with buoyancy.  Some people use it for rehab after serious injuries and others use it simply to run with less impact and give their poor bodies a break!  Several professional sports teams have their own G-Trainer.  The reason for using this funny looking machine varies, but it is undoubtedly a great tool for runners of all levels. 

Obviously we don't all have access to this $70,000 piece of equipment, but they are becoming more available for rehabilitation patients.  If you're injured your insurance may cover the use of this machine with a prescription for physical therapy.  It's a great way to hit the ground running with ease after an injury.  Do your research and see if you can find one in your area.


  1. In nutshell, weekly payday loans are a great option for sudden expenses to a salaried person. The instant nature of these cash options make them more beautiful and know more about our service please visit us our site instant decision loans bad credit

  2. In nutshell, weekly payday loans are a great option for sudden expenses to a salaried person. The instant nature of these cash options make them more beautiful and know more about our service please visit us our site cheap 30 day loans.

  3. To cap it all, 50 pound loans are a quick short term aid for your emergency. Such type of loans are proving the best friendly help to the borrowers on due time and more about services please visit us our site Cash Loans 50.

  4. In short, 3 month payday loans are a remedy for all monetary crisis or obstacles for a borrower. By availing such finances, one can easily resolve his major complications and take a step forward in his life.

    Vanessa Paradis teaches the people about how to avail loans and use them. To find 3 month payday loans, 3 month payday loans bad credit, 3 month loans. 90 day loans, payday loans, bad credit loans & no credit check loans UK. you need to visit-

  5. To make the long story short, 24 month loans are a unique way to obtain a loan but repay it in easy instalment. Thus, a person has no any burden or stress and can enjoy their life along with these finances and know more

    about our services please visit us our site... 24 month loans for unemployed

  6. To finalise, 100 pound loans no brokers are a small financial help offered by the lenders to cover your expenses timely. Now, you don’t need to put up anything till tomorrow and enjoy a routine life. And know more about our service

    please visit us our site @ £100 Cash Loans.

    £100 Cash Loans
    installment loans bad credit no checking account
    quick cash till payday
    150 pound same day loans

  7. weekly loans online are your quick source of funds for urgency in the same day. You can borrow the money without any credit checks. The loan allows you to pay back the borrowed amount of cash and interest on next payday in just a week.

    weekly loans online
    1 month loans for unemployed
    10 minute payday loans
    instant decision loans direct lenders

  8. Sunday payday loans helps individual in arranging the money for them even on a holiday when the are planning an outing with their family members and friends but the cash shortage lead them to cancel their plans.For more Services please visit @ business week payday loans

    6 month loans for unemployed
    100 day payday loans no credit check
    3, 6, 12 Month Loans Now
    2 month loan, 2 month car loan
    3 month loans for bad credit

  9. sunday payday loans help the applicant to enjoy their holiday stress free and happily .Individual through this can easily arrange the funds for taking care of their sudden expenses even on Sunday.

    sunday payday loans direct lenders
    6 month payday loans
    instant decision loans online
    instant long term loans no fee

  10. Installment Loans Bad Credit Direct Lender is instant advance that are provided by the lenders to those persons who are not able to get money from any other source. In this the lenders do not mid about the reputation or bad credit status of the individual rather they only care about what the borrower can give.

    3 Month Loans Direct Lender
    30 Day Payday Loans
    12 Month Loans Bad Credit