State of the Art Technology & Equipment
Ability KC is helping children and adults achieve their ability through state of the art technology and equipment for rehabilitation of the individuals with diagnoses such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, limb loss, developmental disability and many more.
Ability KC’s 3D Printer allows therapists the freedom to produce custom adaptive equipment and splinting for children and adults receiving therapy services. Ability KC is one of the few facilities in the region with this innovative technology resulting in added value for individuals and families.
The Bioness H200 supports the wrist in a functional position, allowing the fingers and thumb to move more efficiently while reaching, grasping and pinching. The H200 is programmed by a clinician to stimulate the appropriate nerves and muscles of the forearm and hand.
Enables functional based, intensive, over ground gait training and is designed to support the re- learning of correct step patterns and weight shifts. Ability KC is a top five EKSO user in the United States.
Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Bike
The FES Bike applies small electrical pulses to muscles to restore or improve their function. The FES Bike is commonly used for exercise, but also to assist with breathing, grasping, transferring, standing and walking. Some individuals with spinal cord injury have also shown improved bladder and bowel function with the use of the FES Bike.
The interactive metronome is a research-based training program that helps children and adults improve their attention, memory and coordination abilities. This technology works for individuals of all ages who have a variety of conditional affecting their cognitive and physical abilities.
Saebo enables individuals with neurological impairments such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy the ability to work on their hand function.
The Balance Master helps evaluate and improve the balance of individuals with stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and limb loss. Individuals receive immediate assessment with visual feedback and data to support therapists in tailoring individual therapy goals. The balance master can assist with high level balance tasks such as reaching , dizziness or weight shifting to prepare for walking.
The Indego Therapy offers therapists the ability to provide highly individualized gait training for individuals with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and stroke. Ability KC offers two robotic gait training options to fit the needs of the greatest amount of individuals receiving services.
Vital Stimulation is a specialized form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), specifically designed to treat swallowing disorders.