For 70 years, Elgin, an early manufacturing pioneer in the field of physical therapy, has built a reputation for crafting the highest quality physical therapy supplies and equipment. In 1946, when Dr. Thomas L. DeLorme, M.D. was developing the Technic and Medical Applications for Progressive Resistance Exercise (the essential handbook of physical therapy), Elgin Exercise Appliance Company was responding to his by developing the equipment he required and making that equipment available to the new profession. Elgin, thus became the originator of P.R.E. equipment designed specifically for the medical market. Elgin continues to this day to fabricate and assemble almost all of its products right here in the U.S.A., thereby assuring superior materials and quality control. Selling to a global network of dealers, Elgin is committed to producing innovative, durable and reliable products for the rehab & therapy community for one single purpose, to enrich people's lives.