Education in Motion / Blog / October 2023

October 2023

Side Stepping and Suspended Walking Using a Gait Trainer Enhances Walking Ability

Side Stepping and Suspended Walking Using a Gait Trainer Enhances Walking Ability

Willow is working hard on her hip muscle strength in therapy sessions, at home, and at school, but can find it challenging. In therapy sessions, she works with her physical therapist on activities such as side-stepping in the parallel bars but needs hands-on guidance to achieve the correct movement. Her physical therapist thought using the side-stepping feature of the Leckey MyWay+ would enable Willow to work on her muscle strength independently while being properly supported by the chest harness.


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