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Repose Protac MyFit ® Vest


The Protac MyFit® is a sense-stimulating vest

The Protac MyFit is for young people, adults and elderly with mental and physical unrest who need help staying calm, concentrating and learning. it Improves body awareness to create a calming effect.

Protac MyFit stimulates the sense of touch as well as the muscle and joint position senses and is used on young people and adults who suffer from restlessness, anxiety, difficulty concentrating or poor body awareness.

The vest fits snugly against the body and the comfortable amount of weight and pressure of the vest provides the user with a distinct awareness of the body which alleviates anxiety, hyperactivity and stress.

It helps:

  • To promote better concentration and calmness at home, school and in the workplace.
  • Those who are mentally and physically challenged to be able to better handle their everyday activities.
  • Those with stress and anxiety providing a calming and comforting effect.
  • To alleviate and quell aggressive or externalising behaviour.

MyFit is well-suited for people with hyperactivity and physical unrest and can also be of great benefit to those with neurological disorders, sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and pain problems.

The vest can be used for as long as or as much as the user finds it comfortable to wear and its soothing effects will continue to last.

There is a range of sizes and models according to chest size and stimulation needs, with the larger balls and heavier vest offering stronger stimulation.

  • Adults, the elderly, children and youths
  • Those young people and adults with hyperactivity and physical unrest also are of great benefit to those with neurological disorders, sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and pain problems.
  • Improving the effects of apoplexy and ataxia. The stimulatory effect of the balls improves balance and alleviates spasticity and involuntary movement.
  • The after-effects suffered from brain damage patients to strengthen balance and body awareness.
  • For those suffering from ADHD and autism to help with concentration and learning difficulties, as the thickness of the balls give extra sensory stimuli and better body awareness
  • The clients of therapists and specialists as an aid for sensory integration therapy and motor skill training for balance and coordination. The vest is also used in cognitive training, speech therapy and ADL training.
  • Those suffering from stress to provide calmness, comfort and better body awareness.
  • Children and young people within a classroom environment to aid concentration and calmness.
  • Care homes, hospitals, hospices, charities, schools and special schools, psychiatric departments, waiting rooms, sensory rooms, treatment and therapy rooms as well as in people’s homes.

Colour and Sizes

Protac myFit comes in Black, washable, polyester and in a range of sizes.

Functional Design

For young people and adults including the elderly, MyFit fits snugly against the body and the comfortable amount of weight and pressure of the vest provides the user with a distinct awareness of the body which alleviates anxiety, hyperactivity and stress.

It is made of an elastic material which fits snugly against the body. The vest is designed with compartments that run down the front and back of the vest and are filled with weighted plastic balls. The vest zips up and has laces discretely placed on the sides which let the user adjust the fit of the vest so that it fits snugly and offers optimal stimulation to the user's sensory system.

MyFit comes in two models, one featuring 38mm balls suitable for children and adults and the other which is for adults only, with 25mm balls and also featuring Velcro opening on shoulders.

The 25mm model is especially suited to those individuals who are physically weak with limited mobility, such as, elderly people suffering from dementia or neurological conditions.

Children

Chest Size

Approx Weight

56-64 cm

1.5kg

68-77cm

2.5kg

 

Adults

Chest Size

Approx Weight

78-86 cm

3.kg

86-94 cm

3.5kg

96-104 cm

4.5kg

108-114 cm

5.5kg

116 -124 cm

6kg