The Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS®)

Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital offers the Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS® ) as a therapy tool. You may use the BITS®, which offers therapy programs at different levels of difficulty to fit your needs and abilities throughout your rehabilitation journey.

The BITS® can help improve your:

  • Cognitive training
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Peripheral awareness
  • Reaction time
  • Standing tolerance

Watch a video about the BITS®.

How does the BITS® work?

The BITS® is a software-based tool for a variety of therapy activities with audio and a convenient touchscreen. Your therapist will work with you to customize the BITS® to fit your unique needs, abilities and goals. The BITS® also helps clinicians track your progress and therapy outcomes.

It is appropriate for adult, pediatric and geriatric patients at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital.

What are the benefits of using the BITS®?

Our speech-language pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists use the BITS® to help you address:

  • Neurological conditions (such as stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease)
  • Vestibular and balance training
  • Motor reaction, planning, and repetitive task training
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Upper-extremity performance, including overhead reaching
  • Physical and cognitive endurance training
  • Depth perception
  • Speed and reaction for recreational activities, driving and community activities

All outpatient therapy and procedures require a physician referral. For more information, please call 630.909.7150.

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