Patient Stories

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s First to Use Augment Therapy in a Hospital Setting to Enhance Outcomes of Physical Therapy

University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is the nation’s first children’s hospital to use Augment Therapy, a new treatment option for physical therapists helping to get patients excited about physical activity. A generous grant from the Carson Higgins Memorial … Read More

Health Beat: Caring for hospitalized kids during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented many pediatric physical therapy patients from getting out of their rooms and participating in their normal exercises. However, the introduction and implementation of Augment Therapy into the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital helped children, like ten-year-old … Read More

Tommy’s Patient Experience

Twelve-year-old Tommy is a small-town Ohio boy who lives a life of almost constant therapy. Tommy has Down Syndrome and was diagnosed with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder at a young age. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy have all played … Read More

Gamification Multiple Patient Experiences

Therapy can be tough for kids. But what if therapy could be more like a game? In developing Augment Therapy, we made it our goal to “gamify” physical therapy, and we think we’ve succeeded. But don’t take our word for … Read More

Meet Maya

Maya is an adept, inventive ten-year-old who loves to be in motion. She’s an avid gymnast with a passion for arts and crafts, and an aspiration to be a wedding dress designer.  In 2019, Maya experienced a sudden pain in … Read More