MOTOmed - Exercise Bike

The MOTOmed is a seated arm and leg bike designed for rehabilitation and physical therapy. We use MOTOmed for a range of upper limb and lower limb rehabilitation, including post-operation recovery, neurological rehab, and to support general strength and mobility. Whether you are exploring options for yourself or someone you care about, contact our expert clinicians today about using MOTOmed at AECC UC.

What is a MOTOmed?

A MOTOmed is a specialist piece of exercise equipment designed for rehabilitation and physical therapy. Similar to an exercise bike, the MOTOmed allows you to exercise either your legs, or arms, or both at the same time from a seated position such as a chair or wheelchair.

Whether you're recovering from an injury, operation, looking to improve overall strength, prevent sarcopenia, or more, MOTOmed can be your key to improving mobility, strength, and overall physical function.

Prices & How to Book

To book, you will need to have had an assessment from one of our trained staff. You can then book MOTOmed for 30 minutes at a time:

  • Initial Assessment - £30 (30min)
  • Supervised Session - £30 (30min)
  • Unsupervised Session - £5 (30min)

(all users must have an initial assessment to assess their suitability before using the MOTOmed either supervised or unsupervised)

Book Today

Call the Clinic: 01202 436222

Who can benefit from using MOTOmed?

People use MOTOmed for a range of reasons such as neurological rehab, post-op knee and hip pain recovery, continuing rehabilitation after hospital discharge, and for improving general strength and mobility.

  • Neuro Rehab: The MOTOmed is useful for those with spinal cord injury, stroke, parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and many other neurological conditions. The MOTOmed promotes enhanced motor skills, strength, coordination and symmetry.
  • Post Operation: Ideal for postoperative recovery, aiding in regaining strength and mobility.
  • Osteoarthritis (OA): Manage OA with targeted exercises that support joint function and alleviate discomfort.
  • Sarcopenia Prevention: Combat age-related muscle loss with MOTOmed. Engage in exercises that target muscle groups, promoting strength and preventing sarcopenia.
  • Older Adults: Enhance overall well-being for older adults by incorporating MOTOmed into your routine. Improve balance, maintain mobility, and foster a healthy lifestyle.
  • General Strength and Mobility: MOTOmed is not limited to specific conditions; it's for anyone seeking to improve their overall strength and mobility. Tailor your workouts to your fitness level and goals, making it an accessible option for a wide range of people.

Benefits and Features

  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation: Whether you're recovering from surgery or managing a chronic condition, the MOTOmed supports holistic rehabilitation, targeting both upper and lower limbs.
  • Adaptive Exercise: The MOTOmed's adaptability caters to users of all abilities. With motorized support and customizable resistance, it accommodates a wide range of rehabilitation needs.
  • Improved Mobility and Strength: Enhance your overall mobility and strength through targeted, controlled exercises. The MOTOmed is your key to a more active and independent lifestyle.

Choose from Passive or Active Movement Options

With active or passive movement options, MOTOmed provides versatile exercise for both arms and legs, either individually or at the same time.

Passive Movement Option

This option allows your movement to be supported much like how an electric bike functions. Providing gentle support for your exercise can be beneficial to help increase your range of motion and even reduce muscle spasms. Adjust the speed and direction—forward or backward—according to your preferences and promoting overall muscle activity.

Active Movement Option

The active option lets you introduce resistance levels to your routine. Choose from a wide range of levels to suit your ability and work on improving strength in your rehabilitation. Whether you're recovering from surgery, managing a neurological condition, or simply seeking improved fitness, the MOTOmed's active mode allows you to tailor your workout intensity. Easily adjust resistance levels to meet your fitness goals.

Testimonials

Physiotherapist and patient standing in front of AlterG at AECC

What I’ve learned from my Physiotherapist is to never give up. Getting the right help and seeing someone that you like and trust makes all the difference. My physio is so good that I want to please her and improve for her. She understands what I’m doing and we’re working on my goals together.

Julie Williams

Visit Us Locally

Find us at:

AECC UC Clinical & Rehabilitation Services

Parkwood Campus
Parkwood Rd
Bournemouth
BH5 2DF

CALL: 01202 436222

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