Letto2 A Great Choice for Physical Therapy

Letto2

The RECK MOTOmed letto2 offers a way for patients in the intensive care unit to begin early-intervention physical therapy. A number of leading hospitals, including Johns Hopkins University and the Veterans Administration, have been studying the feasibility of using the letto2, a supine ergometer, in the ICU. They have found it to be safe and beneficial. The letto2 is an … Read More

MOTOmed letto2 Is Ideal for Dialysis Patients

Research shows exercise and movement during dialysis can improve the effectiveness of the treatment as well as a patient’s overall cardiopulmonary condition and quality of life. MOTOmed’s letto2 is an ideal choice for movement therapy as it can offer cycling for patients in a reclining, or supine, condition. Because the letto2 offers different efficiency levels, it is appropriate for dialysis … Read More

Use It or Lose It

Like so many things in life you need to use it or lose it. Your muscles are no different. Building and maintaining muscle mass will benefit your body as a whole. When your muscle mass improves, so does your pulmonary function, bowel and bladder function, the risk of joint contractures lessens, spasticity reduces, and our mental outlook is more positive. … Read More

“I can’t move my legs!”

“I haven’t been able to move them for years.” Does this sound familiar? I commonly hear this at expos, clinics and individual’s homes. Those diagnosed with a disabling neuromuscular disease can experience loss of their muscle strength because of it. Unfortunately this lack of movement inhibits body functions such as blood flow, which then results in a variety of other … Read More