Training and treatment system for everyone and especially for serious illnesses.

Galileo is patented in 1996 and manufactured in Germany by Novotec Medical for medical and training use. In recent years, the crucial importance of muscles for a healthy and effective organism has been increasingly recognized and investigated. A fully functioning, strong muscle is a prerequisite for healthy joints and bones, which can facilitate the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders or prevent such injuries.

Galileo training is used successfully in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, partial paralysis and stroke patients. Depending on the indication, results can be obtained using different frequencies. The side-shifting, repetitive movement on Galileo has a motor and nervous learning effect. The side-shifting vibration simulates a physiologically important movement pattern that resembles human gait, allowing the back muscles to be trained effectively. Galileo provides mechanical stimulation and triggers a reflex reaction in the body.

The rapid movement of the training platform provides a pivotal movement of the pelvis (pelvis) area, just as when walking, but much more frequently. To compensate for this, the body responds with rhythmic muscle contractions, alternating with the right and left sides of the body.

From a frequency of about 12 Hertz, these useless contractions are not a conscious process, but rather a reflex. This stretch reflex activates the muscles of the legs, abdomen and back, all the way up to the upper body.

The number of stretch reflex contractions per second is determined by the adjustable training frequency. For example, if you select a training frequency of 25 Hertz, 25 sequences of contraction will occur in respectively. bending and stretching muscles per second. Therefore, a 3 minute training period at 25 Hertz provides the same number of muscle contractions that are achieved by walking 4,500 steps.

Galileo training is ideal for quickly and effectively improving existing, remaining features and special movement patterns. All clients are offered Galileo training at each treatment session at the Swan Center.