Thera-BandŽ Brand and Company Overview
The Thera-Band® Brand
Thera-Band® brand products comprise the world's leading line of progressive elastic resistance exercise products for professional rehabilitation and wellness. They are developed and manufactured by The Hygenic Corporation.
Thera-Band resistance exercise systems are used as tools for rehabilitating and restoring muscle and joint functions and for improving conditioning, balance and building strength. Thera-Band product lines include latex and latex-free bands, natural rubber tubing, exercise balls, hand exercisers, flexible bars, exercise mats, stability trainers, aquatic exercise products, specialized exercise kits, and paraffin heat therapy.
The Thera-Band brand name was first introduced by The Hygenic Corporation in 1978 and has since gained an international reputation with therapists, chiropractors, and professional, licensed sports rehab and performance specialists for quality and effectiveness.
Thera-Band products are available through an international network of rehabilitation, clinicians, and other wellness providers.
The Hygenic Corporation
The Hygenic Corporation, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is a multinational firm with two divisions: the Thera-Band division, which manufactures and markets the Thera-Band brand product line; and OEM and Specialty Products, which produces a diverse array of non-therapy products for use in a wide range of industries from medical devices to fishing lures.
The Thera-Band division is the industry leader in new product development and supporting scientific research on the benefits of exercise in rehabilitation, strength building, injury prevention. In 1999, the company founded the Thera-Band Academy, an international organization composed of leading physicians, therapists and university faculty to identify new research for funding and develop an international body of knowledge on treating and preventing injuries and disease through various types of exercise.
The Hygenic Corporation was founded in 1925 by Walter P. Keith when he acquired the Hygenic Dental Rubber Company. Today, the company has approximately 300 employees worldwide. In addition to its Akron headquarters and manufacturing plant, it operates manufacturing and distribution centers in Ipoh, Malaysia and Germany.
OEM & Specialty Products
The OEM and Specialty Products Division stretches the imagination with a diverse array of non-therapy products ranging from surgical accessories to fishing lures. Click here to get more information from The Hygenic Corporation Web Site.
Training & Professional Rehab
Trusted by numerous professional sports organizations and teams, Thera-Band® Products have a well established reputation in the Professional Therapy market.
What's been long trusted by professional therapists for rehabilitative purposes can also be trusted by trainers and individuals for performance improvement and general wellness.
The Thera-Band® Aquatic Product Line is a leader in the growing aquatic therapy and aquatic products exercise market.