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LightSpeed Lift Gait Kinetics Analysis

Upon the observation of 15 healthy, young adults using a LightSpeed Lift body weight support system for a minimum of 5 hours, researchers determined that the device has statistically and clinically significant unweighting effects. Further, it was determined that this body weight support system can reduce the impact force to lower extremities, and thus serve as an effective system for gait improvement, rehabilitation and injury prevention purposes.

Jordan Hassey Partners with LightSpeed Lift

Lightspeed athlete Jordan Hassey
Twenty-four years ago, our team at LightSpeed realized that running with Body Weight Support (BWS) could help both healthy and injured runners. Since then, we have been searching for the chance to work with a truly top performer. If such a top talent would try LightSpeed Lift BWS as part of their regular training routine...
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LightSpeed Lift Goes to India

By Bud Trnka I will never forget my first day at Lightspeed Lift; June 1st, 2018. I started a dream job and received an email from around the world that expanded the vision of LightSpeed Lift beyond the company’s dreams. The call was from Mumbai, India. A new clinic was being planned with “Movement as...
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How I Developed the LightSpeed Lift

Throughout my 32 years as a Physical Therapist I have searched for equipment that helps my patients move! People who have been injured and are itchy to return to the road; People with balance issues who need slight assistance maintaining their balance and regain confidence while moving. People who have joint pain when walking or...
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Low-Tech Alternative to AlterG on Market

By Michelle Hamilton Minnesota physical therapist has invented a treadmill device that reduces a runner’s body weight by 20 to 30 pounds, decreasing the impact on the body and enabling faster workouts. Lightspeed Lift is a low-tech simulation of the AlterG treadmill, used by a wide range of athletes, from Alberto Salazar’s squad  in Oregon...
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