Therasuit®

The TheraSuit® Method is an intensive and specific therapeutic suit therapy exercise program for patients with neurological involvement, including cerebral palsy, developmental delays and traumatic brain injury.

The TheraSuit, a soft, dynamic outfit of vest and shorts, provides stabilization of the trunk of the body and proprioceptive orthosis. We have physical therapists on staff who have had extensive training in the TheraSuit® method.

TheraSuit® Applications:

  •   Cerebral Palsy
  •   Developmental delays
  •   Traumatic Brain Injury
  •   Post stroke
  •   Ataxia
  •   Athetosis
  •   Spasticity (increased muscle tone)
  •   Hypotonia (low muscle tone)

 TheraSuit® Therapy Benefits:

  •  Re-trains central nervous system 
  •  Provides external stabilization 
  •  Normalizes muscle tone 
  •  Aligns the body to as close to normal as possible 
  •  Provides dynamic correction
  •  Corrects gait pattern 
  •  Provides tactile stimulation
  •  Influences the vestibular system 
  •  Improves balance and coordination 
  •  Decreases uncontrolled movements in ataxia and athetosis
  •  Improves body and spatial awareness 
  •  Supports weak muscles 
  •  Provides resistance to strong muscles to further increase strengthening
  •  Promotes development of  fine and gross motor skills
  •  Improves bone density
  •  Helps improve hip alignment through vertical loading over the hip joint

The Universal Exercise Unit and TheraSuit® Therapy are currently available at our Brandon and South Tampa locations. Call us today to experience the benefits of suit therapy!