OFF-AXIS ROTATIONAL DEVICE
The Off-Axis Rotational Device offers neurological rehabilitation to patients whose lives have been affected by concussions, physiological and neurological disorders, and other conditions that may benefit from brain-based functional neurology.
OARD targets the vestibular system, which affects balance, spatial orientation, and movement.
As the name suggests, this modern technology rotates the patient, who sits in a chair that spins in a precisely controlled manner. The specific angle, roll, and speed depend on the patient’s profile statistics, which is determined by the diagnostic testing each patient undergoes. This rotation stimulates the vestibular system to encourage neural activity in parts of the brain that have been affected by illness or injury.
In keeping with Plasticity Brain Centers’ use of progressive therapies, Off-Axis Rotational Device treatment is administered up to three times a day, typically over a period of five days. It is often one step in a multi-step rehab program in which the patient undergoes other physical, visual and cognitive therapies aimed at strengthening the connections in the area of the brain stimulated by the OARD.