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AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill®

The Riekes Center is proud to offer state-of-the-art equipment based on the latest advancements in technology. If you have been injured, you know the recovery process can be long and challenging. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, a senior citizen or a young competitor, the Riekes Center’s AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® can help get you back to the activities you love faster.

Why People Love The AlterG
• Patented NASA technology allows for precise partial weight bearing
• Rehab and train like never before
• Professional teams and elite medical facilities are using the AlterG to revolutionize recovery programs

Originally conceived by Dr. Robert Whalen to create effective exercise regimens for NASA’s astronauts, Differential Air Pressure (DAP) technology has been adapted by AlterG for use in training and rehabilitation. Cleared by the FDA in 2008, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is a medical device that can be used for:
• Rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries
• Treatment of neurological conditions
• Weight reduction
• Aerobic conditioning
• General training to combat the diseases of aging

Increase Your Training and Minimize Stress-Related Injury
Supplement your standard sports training with the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® and improve aerobic conditioning without increasing the risk of stress-related injury. It provides accurate unweighting for a significant reduction in ground reaction force. Athletes, coaches and trainers know that at a certain point, more sports training will cause damage or injuries. The AlterG treadmill gives you the option to cross-train with less stress on your body.

The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is available for use by the general public. Please contact the Front Desk at info@riekes.org or (650) 364-2509 for more information or to schedule an appointment.