Functional Uses – Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Training

Functional movement patterns practiced in REAL® System include reaching, weight shifting, and environmental scanning.

  • The performance of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) is a significant element of the physical rehabilitation process. ADLs comprise of basic meaningful tasks such as bathing, dressing, eating, and grooming; as well as representing more complex activities such as cooking, money management, and household maintenance chores. Along with its functional relevance, the engagement in meaningful activities can help facilitate the recovery process. To promote recovery following an injury, therapeutic interventions should be novel, engaging, and meaningful for the individual patient. ADLs can represent meaningful activities for individuals. Functional movement patterns practiced in REAL System include reaching, weight shifting, and environmental scanning.

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Functional Uses - Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Training REAL Activities

Learn how REAL therapeutic and wellness activities are designed to engage individuals in therapy.

Navigating busy environments, quick decision making

Retrieving or placing items within home or shopping environments

Overhead placement within home or community environments

Engage a wide rehab patient population from high-acuity to high-functioning

Whether you are working with high-acuity patients who lack upper extremity (UE) stability or high-functioning patients who require new challenges like bimanual coordination and increased speed, REAL System has you covered. Schedule a free Demo to learn more about REAL System from our dedicated team of Care Specialists.

*Definitions based on rehab experts’ own experience in treating patients in rehabilitation.


Procedural and operative techniques and considerations are illustrative examples from healthcare provider experience. Healthcare providers' treatment and technique decisions will vary based on their medical judgment. Individual results may vary depending on patient-specific attributes and other factors.

Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a healthcare provider. Prior to use, please refer to the Instructions for Use (IFU) for complete product indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events, and detailed instructions for use. Please click here for the complete IFU. Please contact your REAL Care Specialist for more information. 20721, Rev. A 03/21 USA