The most comprehensive resource for Thera-Band® and Biofreeze® research and exercise is free.

Akron, Ohio – Feb. 28, 2012 – The 2.0 website is now available. This new and improved site features improved navigation, easy customization, better searches and socialization tools that improve the users’ experience—and it’s still absolutely free.

There are three key enhancements to the Thera-Band Academy 2.0 website that benefit health care providers and consumers worldwide. First, health care providers can create customized exercise programs using Thera-Band products, save these programs and share them with patients via e-mail or print. Secondly, the site has country-specific portals in native languages, plus all pages can be translated into one of 50 languages. Finally, the site has enhanced socialization tools including Google+ and links to Facebook and the popular Academy Blog. As noted, these features are free to all registered users.

“Since launching the original Academy site 10 years ago, the site has evolved into a unique resource that connects healthcare professionals and consumers to the ever growing body of knowledge on exercise,” stated Phil Page, Ph.D., P.T., A.T.C., director of Thera-Band Academy. “Our new site has several great new features that allow users to find content quickly and aid them in getting things done efficiently. We’ve improved the navigation—fewer clicks required—expanded the search compatibilities, and added abilities to easily customize, save and share information with users around the world.”

“In addition to these new features, users can continue to take advantage of the most comprehensive research database on Thera-Band and Biofreeze products, visit Learning Portals and search for professional workshops around the world,” continued Page. “This new version of Thera-Band Academy illustrates the commitment of Performance Health to support research and education for our customers.” Currently, the Academy website has more than 1,400 research references, 700 exercises and 250 exercise programs, with more added daily.

Visit to see these new features and to register for free. The Academy blog at provides regular updates on research, events and new products as well.

About the Academy

The Thera-Band® Academy was formed to scientifically document the benefits of resistance exercise and pain relief, guide the company in its development of new products and exercise programs, and to promote therapeutic exercise and pain management through professional and consumer education. The Academy website is a unique resource that connects healthcare professionals and consumers to the ever growing body of knowledge on exercise. Registration is free and provides access to the largest database of rehab exercises, protocols, research and education in the world.

About Performance Health

Featuring leading brands like Thera-Band®, Biofreeze® and the new Pedigenix™ Foot Care System, Performance Health offers a broad portfolio of products for the therapy, rehabilitation, wellness, massage, podiatric and performance markets. In addition to market-leading products, Performance Health provides practice building support, evidence-based protocols, clinical and product education, turnkey dispensing and pain-management solutions.