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What is a Vibrosphere?

Vibrosphere® is similar to an unstable balance platform  used to work with patients with different  neurological pathologies, but with the peculiarity that the platform machine vibrates. Vibrations can vary from 25-45 Hz (beats per second) and can be maintained over time between 15 and 90 seconds. The vibration causes activation of tonic muscle fibers, thereby…

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ISCORE 2011 Summary

  The 1st International Spinal Cord Repair Meeting, organized by Step by Step Foundation, was celebrated in Duran and Reynals Hospital in L’Hospitalet (Barcelona). The conference was inaugurated by Ms. Núria Marín, mayor of Hospitalet, Dr. Carles Miquel, Head of Research at the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Dr. Xavier Corbella, Director…

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Ekso STEP training

Ekso is a portable bionic exoskeleton designed to perform standing and walking in people with lower extremity weakness or total paralysis, as in the case of complete spinal cord injuries. Within the complex structure of the apparatus, the Ekso contains a number of receptors that activate motors of the hip and knee, providing the correct…

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At Step by Step Foundation standing training is a fundamental tool in our treatment program. The Vibration Training: the Power Plate is a vibrating platform used in the field of sports training, health and personal care. Its vibration works in 3 planes (up- down, lateral, anterior-posterior), reaching enhance stretch reflex and increasing neuromuscular single application…

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On December 16, we enjoyed at Step by Step Foundation an interesting conference by two researchers that presented us their recent achievements on experimentation in spinal cord injury: V. Reggie Edgerton Drs and G. Raisman. .  

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