The Able Generation Floor Rocker is a rocking boat designed for use with children with balance, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This device can be used for seated, kneeling, or standing rocking and encourages a self-motivated, but minimal rocking motion. The design of the rockers prevents finger pinching at maximum tilt. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): The platform 18 x 18 x 2.8 inches.
The Air Blancing Board is designed for children for play and rehabilitation. Consists of a hard plastic surface with non-skid elevations in artificial rubber to give a good foothold. Low air pressure makes the board soft so that it moves slowly and thereby becomes less challenging for motor functions while high air pressure makes the board hard and lively which makes greater demands on motor functions. A standard ball pump (included) is used to inflate the balancing board.
Ankle exercise board. Rocker balance board design. Top board is mounted at center point on cylindrical rocker. Top size is 13 inches wide by 18 inches long, rocker has 3 1/2 inch diameter, overall height 4 1/4 inches. Top is covered by nonskid tread.
The Balance/Gait Trainer is a balance training device designed for use with individuals with balance disabilities. Designed to develop balance and gross motor skills, this unit combines the benefits of three devices: A Bongo Balance Board adapted with special safety features for use by people with disabilities; a swivel/twister board; a wheelstand which enables the device to be operated on any surface without variance in performance. DIMENSIONS: 31 x 17 x 6 inches.
The Balance Master is a balance training device designedfor use by individuals with balance, walking, or neurological disabilities. The device has a flat top with two non-skid foot pads and a curved base, causing it to operate similarly to a teeter-totter. To improve balance, the user stands on the unit and works to keep it level. The high density molded-plastic board can be used by elementary-age children through adults. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 6.5 X 29 X 9 inches. WEIGHT: 6 pounds. COLOR: Assorted
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a balance training system for children with disabilities using Wii balance board technology. Students from Rice University linked together five Wii balance boards to a computerized motion tracking system and developed a game based on this system to help children advance their balance skills. The boards are lined up in a row between active handrails that provide feedback on how heavily users depend on their arms. The game requires the use
The Biomechanical Ankle Platform System, or BAPS, is a balance board designed to allow biomechanically accurate motion in the ankle and leg. It produces controlled, calibrated and predictable stress. The basic component is a lightweight platform which has permanent indices to assure proper foot placement (both right and left). A hemispherical attachment is inserted into the platform's axis of rotation located under the intersection of the biomechanical axes of the ankle. Varying the size of the
The Biomechanical Ankle Platform System, or BAPS, Satelite II is a balance board designed to allow biomechanically accurate motion in the ankle and leg. It produces controlled, calibrated and predictable stress. Available for the right or left foot, these Satelites are designed for home therapy use following training and evaluation on the original BAPS System (see separate entry). These one-piece molded polyethylene units have a permanently-attached sphere on the bottom to create the rocking mot
The Build N' Balance Set is designed to help children work on improving their balance, motor planning and coordination skill development. It comes complete with 10 interchangeable components to create multiple obstacle courses. Users can create inclines, declines, high surfaces (up to 9.5") and low surfaces (as low as 4") for children to navigate. The set includes: Build N' Balance Yellow Tops, Build N' Balance Red Tops and a Build N' Balance Blue Planks. DIMENSIONS: Build N' Balance Yellow Tops
The Carpeted Rocker Balance Square, model 4913C, is a balance board designed to encourage rhythm, balance, coordination, and vestibular responses in sitting, standing, creeping or kneeling positions. The unit consists of a carpet covered square mounted on two rockers. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 18 x 5 inches. CAPACITY: 200 pouds.
The Chango R4 Balance Board is a combination rocker board and balance board designed for use with individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. This round wooden board balances either on a large, removable center ball or on two wooden balls attached to the bottom of the board. The rocking/wobble motion stimulates the inner ear, helping to develop balance. This device can be used to improve balance, and stengthen the ankles, legs, knees, and back. DIMENSIONS: The board is 16 inches in di
Vestibular boards create tilting in a rolling motion for reclining patients, during early stages of developing balance. This vestibular board converts for both side to side and end to end rolling motion, by unlocking and turning the base to a 90 degrees angle. The base can also be folded flat for storage. The top is covered with carpeting. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 30 x 60 x 12 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
The Equilibrium Floor Disc, models 1940 and 1941, is a balance board designed to facilitate postural adjustments and equilibrium reactions for children who have physical disabilities. This product is convenient for therapists who must work without a ceiling hookup. The bubble is made of strong clear plastic and the top disc is a carpet covered, long-lasting birch plywood piece with handles. The edges are also padded to protect fingers. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches in diameter. Available in six or ten i
The Fitter 20 Rocker Board is a balance and coordination training device suitable for basic balance training and improving range of motion. The device is hand-crafted from plywood and has a birch grain finish. The clear 3-M non-slip is positioned around the top surface for use in shoes, socks, or bare feet to maximize tactile feedback. The board is mounted on a rocker base with a maximum angle of 14 degrees. DIMENSIONS: The board is 20 inches square. GUARANTEE: 60 day trial period and 2-year sat
The Fitter Wobble Boards are balance and coordination training devices designed for use by individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. The advanced model (16-inch) is intended for higher level therapy and rehab patients and for athletes; the intermediate model (20-inch)is designed for beginner and intermediate level users. Fitter Wobble Boards are hand-crafted from plywood with a birch grain finish. A clear, 3-M non-slip coating is positioned around the top surface so that the boards
The Large Balance Square is a balance training device designed for use with individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. This device can be used for balance activities while sitting, kneeling, or standing. Designed so that fingers cannot be pinched while rocking, the device is made of birch plywood with a screened, no-slip finished top. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 5 x 18 x 18 inches. COLOR: Natural wood.
The Pull-Buoy 3-in-1 Balance Board allows children to test and develop their balance skills. Rounded fulcrums can be instantly snapped-on to the platform to increase the height and balance challenge. The board also features an embedded "Z"-shaped track which ends with two catch basins. Smooth and controlled tilt changes allow a ball to be rolled along the track; jerky movements cause the ball to roll off the track. High-impact polyethylene/nylon construction is featured, with underside ribbing
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rocking board to promote balance. Balance board made of softwood with a variety of rockers of different heights and widths to adjust the difficulty of balancing. The rockers attach to the board with dowels which fit into holes drilled in the center of the board. Lists materials needed and includes instructions and diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Toys for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir
The Rocker Balance Square is used in developing vestiblur acuity, balance control and coordination. It may be used in a sitting, kneeling or standing position. The product is made of birth plywood and the top is covered in carpenting. DIMENSIONS (LXWxH): Top 18 x 18 x 5 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rocker board to help develop balance in different positions. Describes a rocker board of plywood, measured to fit the size of the child, with optional foam and vinyl padding. Lists materials; includes drawings and comments SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a Child Who Has a Physical Disability REF: Melbourne, Australia: Health Commission of Victoria: p 34-35 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3598 PAG
The Roller Board is a balance training device designed to provide vestibular stimulation for individuals with a physical disability including those who are in a wheelchair. This ride-on device can be operated by the upper body and arms alone providing balance training, exercise, and amusement.
The Roller Board, models 1300 and 1302, is a balance board designed to challenge balance for persons with physical disabilities. A "special weighted cylinder" offers extra resistance for more challenge. It also comes with three sets of challenge panels which allow the therapist to grade the activity with easy quick adjustments. There are 16 different height varieties and options. The Kit includes a finicshed board, the weighted cylinder, three pairs of challenge boards, and one stationary kit. O
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rocking platform to provide movement for a child. Rocking board made of plywood 18 by 30 inches with the rocker 3 by 18 inches. Battens 1 by 1 by 12 inches are put near the ends of the board to prevent fingers or toes from being pinched. Includes instructions and drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 74-75. Also available from Prentice-Hall, E
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Spring board to help teach a child balance or to play on. Instructions for constructing a spring board with two sheets of plywood, nine springs (6 inches long, 2 inches in diameter and 2 lb/inch compression) nuts and mushroom head bolts with strips of metal to hold the springs, and foam padding with vinyl to cover. Includes list of materials and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents wi
The Floor Bubble, models 1939 and 1942, is a balance board designed to encourage postural adjustments and weight shift patterns for children with physical disabilities. The rocking and rotating motions are beneficial for posturally or gravitationally insecure children who are afraid to be off the floor. The bubble can ne combined with other pieces of equipment to vary postural reactions and encourage imaginative play. DIMENSIONS: Standard is six inches deep and 24 inches in diameter. Super is te
The Swing Board is a balance training device designed for use with individuals with neurological, mobility, and balance disabilities. This board acts as both a balance board and a swivel/twister board. For use as a balance board, the user places a foot on each of the blue spots, keeping the board level, then presing down on one end or the other in a see-saw motion. To us as a swivel board, the user turns one end of the board to a 45-degree angle, stops, and turns the same end back to center. OP
The Adult Angle Straddle Bench is a forward tilt seat designed for use by individuals with balance, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. This bench can be adjusted for use as a a horizontal bench, an angle bench, or
a rocking bench (a rocker base is included). The height- and angle-adjustability provided when using the angle base promotes an anterior pelvic tilt, erect sitting posture, and increased weight bearing through the lower extremities. When using the rocker base, the bench enc
The Therapy Shoppe Balance Rocker Board is a balance training device designed for use by individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. These units can be used for developing balance skills, postural strength and stability, and for providing vestibular-movement input for children, teens, and adults. These solid-wood boards provide forwards-backwards, and side-to-side movements and can be used while sitting, kneeling, or standing. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 18 x 5 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
Carpeted tile board for balancing and proprioception activities. Plywood base with roller bearings. Braking system gives therapist control, large knobs lock board in place. Can be used at two levels: close to floor and about 1 foot from floor. 24 inches in diameter, padded edges, 3 handle straps.
Solidly built 60 by 30 inch wood stimulation board. Supported on all four sides by 12 inch high rocker panels. With all four panels engaged board is a stable mat. Lifting 2 opposite panels provides either side to side or head to toe rocking. Platform is padded and vinyl covered. Adjustable straps. Weighs 50 pounds.
The Tumble Forms 2 Rocker Balance Board, model 819401, is a balance board or balance training device designed to help children improve their balance and coordination skills. Made of solid wood, the Tumble Forms 2 Rocker Balance Board is latex-free and covered with durable, nonslip Tumble Forms 2 coating.
The Tumble Forms 2 Soft-Top Rocker Balance, model 4811, is a balance board or balance training device designed to assist children improve their balance and coordination. The unit features a wide platform with built-in rockers, and its non-slip, non-abrasive Tumble Forms surface with a foam-cushioned top provides children with sure footing during rocker and balance exercises. The Tumble Forms 2 Soft-Top Rocker Balance has recessed sides to eliminate pinched fingers. It will not mark walls or floo
The Vestibular Board, model 225, creates tilting in a pitching motion for reclining patients. As the individual patient develops greater balance control the board may be used while sitting, kneeling and standing. The top is covered with carpenting. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 30 x 60 x 12 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
The tilting motion of the vestibular board assist reclining patients with developing balance skills. The top is covered with carpeting. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 30 x 60 x 12 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.
Vestibular board with 60 by 30 inch top surface covered with loop pile tweed nylon on 1/8 inch foam rubber back. Wooden base with side rockers. Child may stand, kneel, sit or lay on surface and rock head to toe or side to side. Weighs 53 pounds.
The Vestibular Board with Cover, model PC 4813D, is a balance board designed to stimulate balance control and vestibular responses while in a siting, standing, or kneeling position. This board has a heavy plywood top mounted on two rockers. The fabric cover is removable and washable. OPTIONS: Extra cover. DIMENSIONS: Cover is 60 x 30 inches.
The Wobble Board is a balance board designed for people with balance disabilities to practice their balance skills through improving posture and their overall relationship with gravity, greater confidence in sports, and daily living. Helps improve balance and coordination and better proprioceptive awareness for injury prevention. Also helps with greater trunk and pelvic girdle stability, increased leg and ankle range of motion, more core and upper body strength with sitting and pushup exercises.