REST: A Multi-Use Therapeutic Device.
Therapists, parents and school teachers have all seen the incredible improvement REST has on a child’s growth and progress.
Physical and occupational therapists like REST for its functionality and flexibility. It fits easily into a variety of treatment protocols and can be used in creative ways. REST is commonly used to improve a patient’s balance, core strength, postural control and stability.
Speech pathologists applaud REST because the equine motion improves neurological function, sensory processing and postural control. The repetitious motion also facilitates organized thinking, which plays a vital role in helping a child communicate more effectively.
Schools are excited about having REST chairs in the classroom because it enhances the performance of special needs students. Teachers throughout the country note that a child seated on REST is more relaxed, has an increased attention span, and is better able to concentrate. REST not only helps students learn; it can also improve the dynamic of the entire classroom.
Parents have found REST benefits their child in many ways. From increased focus and concentration on routine activities like homework, reading and television watching, to its overall calming effect, REST can improve the daily lives of entire families.