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Universal Exercise Unit

The Universal Exercise Unit, “Spider Cage,” is an effective modality that incorporates a system of pulleys, weights and bungee cord attachments that allows therapists to isolate and target specific muscle groups and use low-grade resistance to improve muscle strength, coordination, balance and functional movement.  

Children who struggle with head and trunk control can benefit from the UEU by being placed in positions where gravity is eliminated, allowing them to develop skills without the force of gravity working against them.