EXERCISE MADE EASY!
Pedalling an inflatable AIR CYCLE while watching TV
helps to keep muscles and joints flexible and boosts
The The Aircycle is simple to use, soft on feet and easily carried in
a pocket or purse. It proviprovides gentle
exercise without weight-bearing or strenuous activity. Anyone can use it from from the comfort of their
chair while sitting doing other things - reading, having coffee, chatttalking on
the phone or watching TV.
designed to help people with arthritis, the Aircycle has proved helpful for afor a variety of circulatory foot, leg and hand problems. It is helpful for relieving jointjoint and muscle
pain, swollen feet and ankles, cramps and restless legs; for foot-diabetes footcare
and ulcers; for anyone sitting for long periods such as computer operand
office workers, convalescent patients, long-distance travellers; after a strostroke, for Parkinson’s or M.S.
It aids circulation, helps to strengthen leg muscles and keep joints
flexible to improve mobility. The Aircycle can also be used on the lap or on a
desk top to exercise fingers, wrists and shoulders and warm your hands (for arthrarthritic fingers, OOS and carpal tunnel).
The The Aircycle is registered with Medsafe (the database for medical
devices) and some hosphospitals, rest-homes, diabetes clinics, podiatrists and
physiotherapists are now using and ror recommending it.
A hoA hospital podiatrist
says: “The Aircycle serves as a reminder for people to
exercise whilewhile sitting. For people with
arthritis, it helps to keep the foot and ankle joints moving. and The potential
for increased blood flow is great for people with diabetes. The Aircycle
exerexercises are similar to those currently recommended by airlines to help reduce the likelilipossibility of swelling of the feet and legs and D.V.T. which can occur in
people who sit for long periods of time.”