DGH Auxiliary Gift Adds Physical Therapy Equipment In Cambridge

Shore Rehabilitation at Cambridge now has a highly versatile piece of equipment that is used for physical therapy at the Sunburst Center in Cambridge thanks to a donation from the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary.

The Keiser® Infinity Trainer is used by physical therapists to help patients recover strength, balance and range of motion following surgery, injury and illness.

The Infinity Trainer uses air-pressurized resistance, which can be adjusted to accommodate the needs of each patient. Patients can work their arms, legs and torso through supervised exercises designed just for them.

Physical therapist Patrick Mooney, PT, explains, “We use the Infinity Trainer to accommodate our patients’ physical weaknesses until they are strong enough to do the exercises on their own. The Infinity Trainer is convenient and efficient because we can use one machine to help people do many different kinds of exercises. ”

Shore Rehabilitation at Cambridge located at 15 Sunburst Center in Cambridge offers physical, occupational and speech therapy for children and adults. For more information, call 410-221-0029 or visitwww.shorehealth.org/services/rehabilitation/index.shtml.

In photo: Vera Block, president of the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary, learns first hand how physical therapist Patrick Mooney and his colleagues at Shore Rehabilitation Services at Cambridge use the Keiser Infinity Trainer during a physical therapy session. The DGH Auxiliary funded the purchase of this equipment.