Specialist equipment to encourage mobility among elderly

Specialist equipment to encourage mobility among elderly

A UK manufacturer of specialist therapy equipment has supplied a new therapy centre which is designed to elderly people to exercise and stay mobile.

Operated by independent charity, Valley Leisure LTD, the centre has eight accessible power assisted exercise machines supplied by Shapemaster and a Medicotech Thera-trainer.

The specialist equipment adopted by the centre enables users to exercise passively or actively, depending on their abilities.

Users of the facility also have the option of accessing affordable and individualised physiotherapy sessions. 

Physiotherapy treatments include soft tissue mobilisation, balance rehabilitation and mobility interventions to optimise physical wellbeing and performance.

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