Rebound Therapy is an exercise therapy being used by schools across the world which uses trampolines to provide opportunities for movement, therapeutic exercise and recreation for people across the whole spectrum of special needs.
Rebound Therapy is used to facilitate movement, to promote balance, to increase or decrease muscle tone, and to aid relaxation and sensory integration. It is also used to improve fitness and exercise tolerance and to improve communication skills.
It is popular in special needs schools and is becoming increasingly popular in mainstream schools with a special needs unit; partly because the trampoline is a piece of apparatus that virtually all people, regardless of their abilities, can access, benefit from and enjoy.
Above ground trampolines can provide a platform for this form of therapy however safety issues and ease of use are often prohibitive and discourage many schools and facilities to implement this highly beneficial means of exercise.
Sunken Trampolines work with OT’s, schools and care institutions in providing them with a safer and more amenable asset to their play areas which help facilitate the addition of Rebound Therapy to their portfolio of treatments and therapies.
Optional additions to the Sunken Trampoline include the installation of mobile hoist sockets and we are proud to work with Dolphin hoists to provide an ideal, convenient way of managing the use of the trampoline for all users.
“As an SEN school we incorporate Rebound Therapy into our curriculum as a tool to enhance children’s learning from a physical viewpoint, but also in terms of their communication skills. The children are hugely motivated to spend time on the trampoline, and the fact the trampoline is sunken means that all children can safely access without the associated risks of a standard setup.”