The THERA-Trainer tigo is a motor-assisted stationary cycling trainer for legs and upper body – a reliable therapeutic „workhorse“ for passive, assisted and active cycling in any setting from clinic to home care.
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Medical and age-related changes are characterised by a progressive loss of strength, stamina and mobility. Regular exercise is known to be extremely important in this context. The more activity and intensity, the better.
The tigo uniquely enables patients and therapists to facilitate functional recovery and improves motor skills in the lower extremities and upper body – from the comfort of a chair or wheelchair.
Patients benefit from exercising, regardless of their levels of mobility or activity, in all phases of rehabilitation. The tigo is the optimal training device for the physical fitness and mental wellbeing of people with individual requirements.
The THERA-Trainer tigo is extremely quick and easy to set up. Exercising can begin in less than 1 minute. Depending on the patient, training can be active using muscle power, assisted or passive using motor support. All training parameters can be adjusted at any time.
Quick and easy to get going in less than 1 min with built-in set-up features, preloaded training programs and one touch start/stop.
Operation could not be easier, with an intuitive control and display unit that ensures simple and best usability.
Including spasm detection, voice-controlled emergency stop, tip-up protection for chair/wheelchair, foot fixings, etc.
Processes, activities and signals in the body (bio) can be detected using integrated biofeedback – supports correct movement execution.
Combining the excercise bike with THERA-soft, patients benefit from an even greater variety of motivational training programs.
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The THERA-Trainer tigo is a motor-driven movement trainer (stationary e-bike), suitable for active, assistive and passive training of strength endurance and mobility. Patients can train both, legs and upper body. The medical device can be used in all phases of rehabilitation. From the clinic to training at home. It’s safe, easy to use, effective and affordable.
Depending on the configuration and required accessories, the costs for a THERA-Trainer tigo can vary. We will gladly advise you to find out which configuration you need and make you an individual offer. For training at home, in some countries, the tigo is reimbursed by health insurance companies. We’re also looking forward to advise you individually on this. As an alternative to purchasing, we also offer attractive rental and leasing models for our equipment.
This depends very much on the area of application and the patient conditions. Get in touch with us! Our clinical application specialists and product consultants have a lot of experience and can define the right setup with you based on your requirements.
The THERA-Trainer tigo is especially used in the following settings:
The THERA-Trainer tigo is used by patients with the following clinical conditions and indications:
For safe and feasible training with the THERA-Trainer tigo, patients must at least be mobilized into a wheelchair. An indication for training should always first be determined by the physician or therapist and subsequently accompanied.
The therapy goals that are usually pursued with the THERA-Trainer tigo can vary depending on the individual needs and abilities of the patient. However, here are some typical therapy goals that are targeted with the THERA-Trainer tigo:
Improving mobility: the THERA-Trainer tigo can be used to improve patients’ ability to move. This includes strengthening muscles, improving joint mobility, and promoting coordination and balance.
Restoring motor function: following a stroke, spinal cord injury or other neurological condition, THERA-Trainer tigo can be used to restore motor skills. This may include the ability to perform certain movements, such as reaching for objects or walking.
Increasing endurance: The THERA-Trainer tigo can be used to improve patients’ cardiovascular fitness and endurance. Targeted training on the device can improve physical performance and increase resilience.
Increasing strength: The THERA-Trainer tigo can also be used for resistance training to improve patients’ muscle strength.
Spasticity and Pain management: For patients with spasticity and chronic pain, the THERA-Trainer tigo can be used to provide exercise therapy that can help to relieve. Controlled movements and targeted training can relax muscles and reduce pain.
Promoting independence in everyday life: An important therapy goal with the THERA-Trainer tigo is to promote independence and autonomy in everyday life. This can include improving the ability to get around independently, perform daily activities such as dressing or cooking, and improving overall quality of life.
However, it is important to note that therapy goals are tailored to the individual patient and should be determined in consultation with the treating therapist.
The THERA-Trainer tigo is the ultimate workhorse for training in the clinical setting, in the care setting and for training at home. The tigo can be used to exercise exclusively in a seated position. This is the main difference to the THERA-Trainer bemo, which is specifically designed for training in a lying or semi-lying position. Compared to the THERA-Trainer mobi, the particularly light, compact trainer in the Cycling product line, the tigo is more powerful and can be more individually configured.
The THERA-Trainer tigo is an extremely powerful and safe medical device. This distinguishes the trainer from many low-cost alternatives available on the market. In addition, the tigo has specific biofeedback-controlled training programs and, in combination with the THERA-soft, can even be combined with therapeutic games in virtual worlds. And the best part? The THERA-Trainer tigo is extremely powerful and easy to use. Setup takes less than a minute and passive, assistive or active training can begin immediately – A difference that is noticeable in daily routine.
The THERA-Trainer tigo can be a valuable component of a THERA-Trainer complete solution in many clinical and non-clinical settings and can be excellently combined with other products from the Cycling line, as well as with products of our Standing & Balancing and Gait line. Explore our Professional Focus Areas to get a better understanding of our Complete Solutions for the lower levels of rehabilitation.
With our THERA-Trainer complete solution, we help you transform our THERA-Trainer devices into an evidence-based, clinically proven treatment concept for lower extremities. The use of our THERA-Trainers simplifies therapists’ work, maximises patients’ outcomes and can be implemented economically and sustainably.
However, instead of arguing with a package deal here, we prefer to tailor your individual THERA-Trainer solution according to your specific needs and circumstances. We agree on milestones and KPIs together. And we take our time for analysis, planning and implementation. Contact us and let our specialists advise you individually.
Of course. Naturally, THERA-Trainer products are perfectly matched in terms of their functionality and interoperability. But they can also be used in combination with other existing equipment or equipment from a different manufacturer. Depending on the specific use case, this may even make sense. We have close collaborations with some manufacturers of other products, which allows you to benefit from special offers and bundled deals. Get in Touch with us. We would be happy to provide information on this and share our experience from customer projects.
THERA-Trainer’s award-winning support team is always at your side to help with all questions. From advice on the appropriate THERA-Trainer in the right configuration, to financing and reimbursement options, as well as assistance if something doesn’t work the way you want it to. The only thing we wish is, get in touch with us. We are looking forward to hear from you.
Physical Therapist, MSc. Neurorehabilitation
One advantage of training with the THERA-Trainer is that the training stimulus can be set sufficiently high and frequently at home, as it makes perfect sense to train daily or better three times a day.
Dipl. Physiotherapist, MSc. movement and sport gerontology
The intervention with the BALANCE-Trainer system is well feasible for stroke patients living at home. The training can show an improvement in balance and mobility.
Physiotherapist, Managing Director therapy center Rhein Erft
We have coma patients that we put in the dynamic standing trainer. Maybe a bit unusual, but very interesting! Because especially when we bring these patients into the verticalization very important stimuli are given.
BSc. Physiotherapy, Aatal Clinic Wünnenberg
Since walking, linked to independence, is a central goal of almost all neurological patients, the gait lab experiences a high acceptance in the therapy process.
Affected person with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
With the THERA-Trainer I have the possibility to train adapted muscles and mobility of legs and arms in case of decreasing strength. I can still do this independently without the support of the electric drive. The device is handy and transportable by rollers, so I can train everywhere in my flat. Am very satisfied and see it as the only way to maintain the arm and leg muscles in the best possible way.
Dr. med. Stephanie A Bridenbaugh
Head of Department Basel Mobility Center
Felix Platter Hospital relies on state-of-the-art methods not only in diagnostics, but also in therapy. For several years now, the end-effector gait trainer lyra has been used in gait rehabilitation, allowing therapists and patients to benefit from the advantages of modern gait rehabilitation robotics.
Paraplegia affected person
It’s nice to be standing at full body height again. The rehab days in the clinic are exhausting. But giving up is not an option.
Physical Therapist, MSc. Neurorehabilitation
For training upper body strength and endurance and thus also the shoulder muscles and connection to the trunk muscles, training with the THERA-Trainer upper body trainer is recommended on a regular basis.
Physiotherapist, Clinical specialist Parkinson’s disease
Especially people who particularly enjoyed cycling before their illness can be easily motivated to train with the THERA-Trainer.
Occupational therapist, clinical expert
Thanks to the possibility of computer technology, training can now be very specific. Patients receive immediate feedback on the execution of movements and are motivated to improve their own physical condition through active training.
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