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Courage Center Is First in Midwest to Offer Innovative Treatment for Movement Disorders
Date:6/9/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 80 years, Courage Center, the Minnesota-based non-profit rehabilitation and resource center, has been a leader in incorporating new and innovative technologies into their therapies. That legacy continues today: Courage Center Forest Lake is the first site in the midwest to offer Interactive Metronome Gait Mate(R) which focuses on improving a person's walking pattern.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090609/CG30042)

The IM Gait Mate is used to augment traditional rehabilitation approaches for children, adolescents and adults with neurological and orthopedic conditions, brain injuries and sport injuries. Gait challenges that can be addressed include:

  • Stride length
  • Heel strike
  • Gait stamina
  • Weight shifting
  • Gait speed/timing
  • Quality of movement

"We are excited to offer this new resource to our clients," said Kim Lewandowski, rehabilitation manager at Courage Center Forest Lake. Courage Center plans to offer Gait Mate at all four of its Twin Cities locations within the next few months.

Photo: Gait Mate technology is helping stroke survivor Brent Gerten of Lino Lakes, Minn., perfect his walking stride and speed at Courage Center Forest Lake.

More about the IM Gait Mate

The Interactive Metronome has been in use for nearly 10 years to assess and treat challenges in motor planning, sequencing, coordination and balance. The IM Gait Mate takes this technology on the move by giving people the
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