How it works


HAPPY REHAB allows for a goal-oriented intensive intervention that’s structured, challenging and motivating to the user. The system has several important qualities that promote training of different muscle groups and skills. 

 

Happy Rehab active streachingActive stretching

Through active stretching of muscles, HAPPY REHAB increases active and passive joint mobility, which can be difficult for people with neurological disorders.

 

 

 

 

Happy Rehab - muscle control and coordinationMuscle control and coordination

The specially designed exercises in HAPPY REHAB help to improve coordination and neuromuscular control. Through numerous repetitions and visual feedback, the user becomes better at activating a muscle at the right time and with the right amount of force.

 

 

Happy Rehab structure and feedbackFeedback and structure

HAPPY REHABs MyTRAINER-function plans and structures individual training programmes. This motivates the user to carry out a specific and targeted training. This function can be used by the therapist or the user him/herself.

The FOOTPRINTS function is a detailed training diary that records the user’s training time, scores, joint mobility, etc. This function can be used to illustrate the user’s progress and can be printed as well.

 

MOVEment

MOVEment is a unique function that gives the individual user an increased sense of well-being during training.

The function moves the legs in an upright weight-bearing position. This mobilizes the joints in a comfortable and natural way, which is relaxing and promotes circulation. It can be used separately or integrated into the active training programme, as a part of warm-up, as a break or at the end of training.

 

Happy Rehab muscle zones - ankelMovement of the ankle joint

In HAPPY REHAB, the user stands on moveable foot pedals. By flexing the feet up and down (plantar/dorsal flexion), the user operates the computer games.  The “Toe-Walker” is a typical user of this function, with increased joint mobility and coordination of the ankle as the outcome. Other users with muscle weakness, stiffness or dysfunctions in the ankle and foot will also typically benefit from these exercises. The exercises can be done with left ankle only, right ankle only or left and right ankle simultaneously.

 

 

Happy Rehab muscle zones - kneeMovement of the knee joint

In HAPPY REHAB, the user stands with moveable knee supports, and operates the computer games by flexing and extending the knee (knee flexion/extension).  People with “Crouch-gait” will typically use this function, which allows for active stretching of the knee joint. Other users with muscle weakness or dysfunctions of the leg and knee can also benefit from these exercises. The exercises can be done with left knee only, right knee only or left and right knee simultaneously.

 

 

Happy Rehab muscle zones - combinedCombined movement

The exercises can be done separately or in a combined movement, where foot pedals as well as knee supports are moveable. The computer games are operated by using tactile force sensors in the foot pedals.

 

 

 

Happy Rehab muscle zones - balanceBalance

HAPPY REHAB’s foot pedals are equipped with tactile force sensors that register weight transfer in all directions.  People with all types of balance dysfunctions can benefit from this function. The user can perform weight transfer or balance exercises while standing safely in the HAPPY REHAB stander.  A variety of balance exercises are possible.

The most important thing for us is that people can see the purpose of their training. My client could see that with TREAX Pads

Annette Lock Hansen, Occupational therapist at Marselisborg Centre, Denmark