Erigo

Therapy that combines gradual verticalisation and leg mobilisation through sensorimotor stimulation

The Erigo can be part of a personalised rehabilitation program

About Erigo rehabilitation technology

The Erigo is a tilt table combined with a stepping device that allows you to start your rehabilitation earlier. Its stepping motion helps maintain blood pressure, enabling you to train for longer and prevent some of the effects of prolonged bed rest.

The Erigo is used by the therapy team in the Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit. It is predominantly used for:
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Need to know

  • How does therapy with Erigo work? icon plus

    Erigo rehabilitation is usually carried out by physiotherapists. They begin by asking you to lie down on the Erigo tilt table. After strapping you in, your physio will then move to a computer panel, from which they can control the tilt table. Depending on your treatment plan, your therapist will use the panel to gradually raise the table and move your legs. It can also be used to provide you with sensory motor stimulation.  

    The Erigo aims to:

    • increase cardiovascular stability allowing you to be placed in an upright position earlier
    • promote muscle strengthening and standing tolerance
    • prevent complications due to prolonged bed rest or immobility such as contractures, deconditioning and muscle stiffness
    • improve patient alertness.
  • How to prepare for your Erigo session icon plus

    Erigo doesn't involve special preparation, however, you'll most likely be asked to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.
  • After your therapy with Erigo icon plus

    Your consultant or physiotherapist will review the findings of your session and discuss what happens next in your programme. 

Our facilities

From complex neurological rehabilitation to outpatient therapy programmes, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Request an appointment

Our team can help with any enquiries or you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

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020 7079 4344
This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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