Category Archives: Health and Medical

New Journal Article Highlights Potential Benefits of Lower Body Positive Pressure In Orthopedic Rehabilitation

A journal article published in the June 2010 issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation concluded that lower body positive pressure (LBPP) treadmill training devices could be highly effective for rehabilitation after orthopedic injuries and/or orthopedic procedures. Body weight support has been used historically to unweight the lower extremities in orthopedic and neurological […]
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Good Research is Hard to Do…

As Chief Medical Officer at AlterG, a large part of my job is to help us organize and oversee the research efforts of our fantastic independent researchers.  We hear directly from some of our customers that high quality research is important to help give scientific validity to the excellent results they see in working with […]
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Me On The AlterG

Since becoming a part of Spring Valley Chiropractic in February, I have had the privilege of the AlterG antigravity treadmill at my disposal.  Between then and now I had been training for a half marathon that I completed in April.  My time for the Big D Half Marathon was 2:42:08 averaging about 12:30/mile.  Not bad […]
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Practice Makes Perfect: Q & A with Current AlterG Users

On Monday, I had the opportunity to meet with Darwin Fogt, MPT and President of Evolution Physical Therapy. We got to chat a little about how he is using the AlterG in his practice. He has a beautiful facility in a penthouse suite across from the Los Angeles Clippers practice facility. You can read more […]
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Introducing: Jacon Chun – Clinical Specialist

We are very pleased to announce that Jacon Chun has recently joined the AlterG team in the role of Clinical Specialist. [Jacon will be blogging regularly for us regarding medical issues, injury prevention strategies, training recommendations, and any other pertinent clinical topics. Feel free to contact us with suggestions and follow us for updates on […]
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Spinal Conditions and the AlterG

Dr. Andrew Goodman is a Cum Laude graduate from Parker College of Chiropractic licensed to practice in the state of Texas.  Upon graduating from Richardson High School, Dr. Goodman attended the University of Texas at Austin. It was during this time that Dr. Goodman chose to pursue a career in chiropractic medicine.  Dr. Goodman is […]
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The AlterG Blog

Welcome to the AlterG Blog!  This Blog is part of our effort to create a community for AlterG customers, patients, clinicians, researchers and fans to talk about rehabilitation, training and helping people achieve their personal health goals. We have been working on the launch of the Blog for some time now because there are so many […]
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