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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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Duluth physical therapist develops running aid

By Kevin Pates The lighter you are the faster you can run. That’s the enticing premise for a piece of equipment developed by Duluth physical therapist Malcolm Macaulay as an aid to treadmill exercise. The Lightspeed Lift Body Weight Support System lifts approximately 15 percent of a runner’s body weight off the ground, producing a […]
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Running On Air

By Robert Lillegard When you step into the Lightspeed Lift Body Weight Support System and get on the treadmill, you will feel like you’re running on air. This ingenious device, which features bungee cords attached to a metal frame, takes twenty pounds of weight off your feet. The benefits are simple: it reduces pounding, lets […]
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