Therapia knows that the right tools are important for optimizing the road to recovery, and for staying better once you get there. Our physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physicians have compiled a list of recommended equipment to help you with your physiotherapy at home.
Game Ready Cold Therapy Compression System
Game Ready is an active pneumatic (air) compression and adjustable cold therapy that is applied following surgery to reduce swelling, minimize pain, and speed and enhance your body’s natural healing abilities. It is the preferred post-operative modality for professional athletes and sport organizations and is a great tool to help you heal at home following surgery.
Game Ready Resistance Bands
These bands are used to provide tension to arm, leg, and trunk movements to activate and strengthen muscles.
Sold on: https://www.amazon.ca/Resistance-Loop-Band-Levels-Professional-Zrade/dp/B018WJF70S/
Game Ready Exercise Balls
These ball are commonly used by physiotherapists to provide an unstable surface on which to perform a variety of exercises for stability, strength, stretching, and balance
Sold in 55cm, 65cm, 75cm sizes on: https://www.amazon.ca/URBNFit-Exercise-Multiple-Fitness-Stability/dp/B07GCZJ5GL/
Adjustable (single point) Cane
A common gait aid for those require support on one side of the body.
Adjustable Quad (4 point) Cane
A common gait aid for those require more stability than a single point cane would provide.
Sold on: https://www.amazon.ca/Hugo-Adjustable-Right-Small-Black/dp/B001ULD5OQ/
Bosu Balance Trainer
A favorite of physical therapists everywhere, this piece of equipment improves balance, coordination, strength and stability.
Adjustable ankle weights (up to 10 lbs) to provide extra graded resistance as you strengthen your legs.Dumbbell Set
3 pairs of dumbbells with resistance appropriate for the majority of physiotherapy exercises.
Basic foam exercise mat providing a comfortable surface on which to perform your physical therapy home exercises.
Improve balance and lower extremity stability with this simple but commonly used piece of equipment.
This multi-purpose roll is used for trigger point release, stretching, and core muscle work, among others.