Proprioception, or the ability to sense one’s body in space, can be severely affected after hemispherectomy, frontal lobectomy, or other resective procedures where the motor strip is not spared. Many parents report improvements in trunk control and balance after Therasuit therapy. Click here for more information and to find a provider near you.
Therasuit Method of Intensive Physical Therapy
Joy Huguet, a private physical therapist in Los Angeles, gives an in-depth presentation about intense physical therapy at the Hemispherectomy Foundation’s International Hemispherectomy Conference and Family Reunion in July of 2011. Her discussion includes details about equipment, including TheraSuit, and various orthotic devices.