AposTherapy® Treatment Process
The AposTherapy® treatment programme brings your body into optimal alignment, thus reducing the pressure and strain on painful areas in the joint. As you walk, it stimulates and retrains your muscles, ultimately re-educating your body to adopt a corrected and less painful walking style, even when you are not wearing the device.
The personalised treatment re-educates the brain and muscles to work correctly in order to provide better joint stability and re-establish a more symmetrical walking pattern, leading to lasting pain lasting pain relief and improved function.
Initial Assessment: During the initial assessment your AposTherapy Certified Physiotherapist will conduct an in-depth clinical evaluation of your condition and assess your suitability for the treatment. Then, utilising pain and function questionnaires as well as state-of-the-art computerised walking analysis they can achieve a clearer picture of what is causing your pain. Based on the findings from the assessment the AposTherapy Certified Physiotherapist will then calibrate a foot-worn device specifically to your individual needs, to relieve pressure and re-train the muscular system around the joint.
Treatment: The AposTherapy Certified Physiotherapist will develop a personalised treatment programme based on your specific clinical needs. The device is worn for a short period during the day (about an hour a day), whilst carrying out usual daily activities either at home orat work. As you continue your daily life, movement patterns will bere-educated which provide lasting pain relief and improved function.
On-going Care: AposTherapy® is a dynamic treatment, regularly monitored and adjusted to ensure optimal success throughout your care. Follow up consultations monitor your progress and the AposTherapy Certified Physiotherapist works with you to ensure your treatment objectives are met. As you progress with treatment, further adjustments to the device are made as necessary, to ensure treatment outcomes are optimised and your goals are met.
Be Yourself Again: With every step you take, the device aims to relieve the stress on your painful joints. Inparallel, your brain and muscles are re-educated to work correctly again, bringing you body into optimal alignment and creating healthier walking patterns, lasting pain relief and improved function.