The Thera-Band ® brand is the world's leading brand of exercise products for rehabilitation, training and home fitness. Thera-Band ® resistance exercise systems are used for the rehabilitation and recovery of muscles and joints and to improve overall fitness. The Thera-Band ® product line includes elastic bands with and without latex, natural rubber tubes, exercise balls or mats.
The Thera-Band ® brand was first introduced by The Hygenic Corporation, based in Akron, Ohio, in 1978 and has since gained an important international reputation among therapists, chiropractors, and sports coaches for its quality and effectiveness . The product line of elastic resistance exercises is endorsed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Thera-Band ® is the leader in the development of new products and in the support of scientific research on the benefits of exercise in rehabilitation, injury prevention and fitness. In 1999, the company founded Thera-Band Academy, an international organization composed of the best doctors, therapists, trainers and university research professors to develop the treatment and prevention of injuries and illnesses through various types of exercise.