Power Assisted Exercise

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Power Assisted Exercise equipment is safe for anyone to use, no matter what your age. Large groups of muscles are exercised which helps to retrain muscle patterns and stimulate muscles to improve circulation. You don’t need muscle power as the equipment will assist you to complete the exercise until you have built up strength to do this on your own.

The Evidence

Studies have shown that regular use of power assisted exercise equipment results in 30% Improved Balance and

Mobility, 50% Increase in Upper Body strength, 34% Increase in Leg Strength, 33% Increase in Arm Strength.

  • Improved Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Increased Circulation
  • Increase Health
  • Decrease Stress
  • Improved Balance and Co-ordination
  • Increase Muscle Strength
  • Improved Independence
  • Improve Sleep
  • Improve Weight

Who Can Use this Equipment?

Power Assisted Exercise equipment is suitable for anyone looking to achieve their fitness goals regardless of age, ability or fitness levels.  Beneficial for seniors, and people with long term medical conditions who would not otherwise be able to exercise or happy to go to a gym. Power Assisted Exercise equipment offers a positive solution for those seeking rehabilitation exercise.

Rehabilitation Exercise

Unlike conventional exercise which relies solely on your own muscle power, assisted exercise allows you to work passively or actively depending on your strength. This means when muscles are weak due to illness or surgery you can still exercise and go through large groups of muscle movements. The health benefits of exercise speeds up the recovery process and gets you back to normal movement faster than if you did nothing at all. The great thing also is you will feel no pain after the exercise as the equipment assists you to do the exercise.

What Conditions Benefit from this type of Exercise?

There is a growing body of evidence to support that regular exercise improves physical function, self esteem and mobility and is beneficial for those with long term conditions such as:

  • Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis
  • Stroke, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Cerebral Palsy
  • Asthma, COPD
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Rehab for hip and knee replacements

Great News for Diabetics!!

Studies have shown that regular use of our power assisted exercise equipment resulted in the following:

11% decrease in blood sugar

6% decrease in blood pressure

2% decrease in pulse rate


Between 30 and 60 minutes depending on your health status.  The first two sessions will be a minimum of 45-60 minutes.

This is completely flexible and depends on your time availability.  Try to attend at least twice a week to see results. If you want to come every day that is great!

You do not need to wear trainers.  Any footwear is acceptable except flip flops.

Just arrive in your daily clothes, no special clothing is required.

Yes.  A small towel in case you sweat and to cover the neck pillow.  Also a bottle of water to keep you hydrated. Water is available to buy.



Specialist Stroke Services, Derbyshire
West Berkshire Therapy Centre
BASIC (Brain & Spinal Injury Centre), Salford
MS Therapy Centre, Manchester
MS Research & Relief Fund
Hesketh Centre, Merseyside NHS Tru


*Weight loss will vary due to your individual circumstances including your diet and the amount of exercise you do.

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