Rebound Therapy is a form of physiotherapy. It uses a trampoline to provide therapeutic exercises to people with a wide variety of disabilities and additional needs. The therapy involves using the moving bed of the trampoline to promote movement in the participant. By carrying out basic through to highly technical physiotherapy techniques on the trampoline, the therapy can provide many therapeutic and physiological benefits:
Rebound Therapy at Sandside Lodge School
Rebound staff at Sandside Lodge School are trained by the Rebound Therapy Institute. The staff have a great understanding of each child’s individual needs. Staff work in collaboration with school Physiotherapists to enhance each child’s personal programme. Where appropriate, the staff use a wide range of resources to enhance the child’s progression and experience. The Rebound Therapy staff at Sandside Lodge School plan and assess to ensure the progress of the children.
Therapeutic Effects of Rebound Therapy are:
Facilitate and promote movement and balance
Increase or decrease muscle tone
Help relax the participant
Improve sensory integration
Improve comunication skill
Rebound Therapy Sessions could include:
Some of the Equipment we use to support the students at different stages of Rebound Therapy
Level 1 Award
Theo was the first student to achieve trampoline grade one in Rebound Therapy. Congratulations Theo!