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Body Weight Support System

Revolutionizes rehabilitation by offering precise and versatile support for patients seeking to regain mobility and independence.

Part number: 932822
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Body Weight Support System

The Lode Body Weight Support System (BWSS) has been specifically designed to cater to patients who require assistance due to their inability to walk independently. This system plays a crucial role in facilitating the rehabilitation process for individuals seeking to regain their walking capabilities. The Lode BWSS stands out as the ideal solution for this purpose.

During walking sessions, the Lode BWSS offers precise support of the patient weight up to 80 kg, accommodating a diverse range of individuals. What sets this system apart is its remarkable compensation mechanism, which can be effortlessly customized using a remote control. The weight is compensated through a unique use of spring combinations, which is a breakthrough and provides the most stable compensation system.

The Lode BWSS, with its inner width of 110 cm, is suitable for use with treadmills. It comes standard with a harness sized M for user comfort. Please note that there is also an XL variant available, which is extra wide making it possible to fit over most treadmills.

Additionally, this system features a product height of 2.5 meters, making it compatible with standard room dimensions. For facilities with higher ceilings, there is the option to order height adjustment components, enabling the system to accommodate taller patients (those exceeding 215 cm in height). These adjustments can elevate the system’s height by an additional 18 cm, ensuring versatility in various clinical settings.

Why the Body Weight Support System?

High standards

Lode is a socially and environmentally responsible company. All Lode products are RoHS/WEE compliant and Lode is ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 13485:2016 certified. All medical products comply to MDD 93/42/EEC, incl. IEC 60601-1.

Easy weight unloading

The body weight can be very quick and convenient unloaded by using the remote control.

Freedom of Movement

The test subject can move freely without any obstruction of the system.


The treadmill can be used in various ergometry fields, like cardiology, pulmonary function, rehabilitation, sports medicine and physiotherapy, as a stand alone unit or controlled by other equipment.


The system can easily be moved when it is not used.

Product features

User friendly remote control

The user friendly remote control offers both adjustment possibilities through the Versatile Multi Spring Adjustability (VMSA) and visual feedback through the LED lighted control panel.

Single Point Suspension

Thanks to the single point suspension dynamic up and down movement is possible and allows the patient to move and rotate freely.

Comfortable harness

The comfortable harness is especially made for Lode to guarantee a comfortable fitting for the patient. The patient will not be burdened by the compensation weight, enabling the most comfortable way of rehabilitation. The harness is available in various sizes: small, standard and extra large.

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Body weight support system XL

In addition to the standard Lode Body Weight Support System (BWSS), there is also a specialized variant known as the Lode BWSS XL. This XL version is designed to accommodate larger surface treadmills, specifically those with a width exceeding 110 cm. This expanded compatibility ensures that medical professionals can offer body weight support to a broader range of patients, including those utilizing wider treadmills, thus further enhancing the versatility and effectiveness of rehabilitation programs.

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weight support steps 0.1 kg (0.2 lbs) steps in which the bodyweight support can be adjusted


Versatile Multi-Spring Adjustability (VSMA) Min. 0 kg Versatile Multi-Spring Adjustability (VSMA) Min.
Versatile Multi-Spring Adjustability (VSMA) Max. 80 kg Versatile Multi-Spring Adjustability (VSMA) Max.
Allowed user weight 160 kg (352.7 lbs) maximum patient weight
Maximum lifting weight 160 kg (352.7 lbs) maximum body weight that can be unloaded


product length (cm) 160 cm (63 inch) length of product in cm
product width (cm) 142 cm (55.9 inch) width of the product in cm
product height 250 cm (98.4 inch) height of product
product weight 100 kg (220.5 lbs) the weight of the product
inner width 110 cm (43.3 inch) space between the stands of the product
inner width with optional handrails 66 cm (26 inch) space between the optional handrails
maximum patient height 215 cm (84.6 inch) maximum height of the patient, including treadmill height


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Frequently asked questions

Is Lode recommending special disinfection procedures for the Lode products due to COVID-19?

Yes, Due to the fact that the scientific research on the spread of Covid-19 is not yet conclusive Lode recommends to disinfect and clean all Lode products and their accessories (cuffs, heart rate belts, SpO2 sensors, handgrips/rails, touchscreens etc) that are in contact with the patient and or the medical personnel with a standard disinfectant as used in the hospital before and after every patient, with attention and care!

Since these agents are sometimes aggressive it might be advisable to check the effect on sensitive surfaces, like cushioning on non-visible areas. Lode will not take responsibility for discoloration due to these agents.

Which harnesses should I order together with the BWSS?

Which harness you should use in combination with the BWSS is dependent on the waist circumference of the patients. For safe and comfortable use of the BWSS the right size of harness needs to be used.

The BWSS is standard delivered with harness size medium (932764). The size medium harness is suitable for people with a waist circumference from 34 to 44 inches (86 to 112 cm).

For people with a smaller or larger waist circumference Lode offers harnesses in a size small and large. These harnesses do not come standard with the BWSS and need to be order separately. The harness size small (932763) is suitable for a waist circumference from 28 to 34 inches (71 to 86 cm). The harness size large (932765) is suitable for a waist circumference from 44 to 55 inches (112 to 140 cm).

What if the harnesses on the Lode website do not fit my patient group?

If you want to use the BWSS for patients with an even smaller or larger waist circumference, please contact Lode. Lode will look into the possibility and accompanied time frame of ordering an extra-small or extra-large harness. The harness size extra-small is suitable for a waist circumference between 22 and 28 inches (56 and 71 cm) and a harness in the size extra-large is suitable for a waist circumference between 55 and 67 inches (140 and 170 cm).

Which waist circumferences are covered by the different sizes?

Harness options and waist circumferences in inches:

(Harness BWSS Extra-small – 22” (56cm) to 28”(71cm))
Harness BWSS Small – 28” (71cm) to 34” (86cm) (part number 932763)
Harness BWSS Medium – 34” (86cm) to 44” (112cm) (standard supplied with BWSS / part number 932764)
Harness BWSS Large – 44” (112cm) to 55” (140cm) (part number 932765)
(Harness BWSS Extra-large – 55” (140cm) to 67” (170cm))