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

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

For more information, please call 630.909.8000.