Lokomat Gait Training

Lokomat Robotic Gait Training

What is the Lokomat?

The Lokomat is a gait-therapy device on a treadmill that employs robot-assisted walking therapy. The Lokomat is the first robot-assisted modality utilized for ambulation therapy. It has been used very successfully to train neurologically impaired clients with loss of function of their lower body.

Benefits of Lokomat Therapy

The repetitive walking pattern, offered by Lokomat Therapy, helps the brain and spinal cord work together to re-route signals that were interrupted by injury or illness. Benefits of Lokomat Therapy include.

  • Strengthened muscles & bones
  • Improved circulation
  • Decreased spasticity
  • Increased endurance
  • Improved balance
  • Increase energy
  • More symmetrical gait
  • Increased ROM

What does Lokomat Therapy Treat?

Lokomat Therapy helps restore a patient’s impaired walking ability. This impairment could be the result of:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
  • Brain Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Hip Replacement