Wellness technology and product maker Therabody, home of wellness brand TheraOne CBD, has been named to Fast Company magazine’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022.
Fast Company’s editors and writers sought out the most groundbreaking businesses across the globe and industries. They also judged nominations received through their application process.
This year’s list honors businesses that are not only making the biggest impact on their industries, but changing culture and how we live our daily lives—ultimately thriving in today’s ever-changing world. These companies are creating the future today with some of the most inspiring accomplishments of the 21st century. In addition to the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, 528 organizations are recognized across 52 categories.
“Innovation is a cornerstone of our brand, and to be recognized as a leading wellness innovator is such an honor and a humbling experience,” said Therabody CEO Benjamin Nazarian. “Inventing wellness technologies for our future allows unprecedented levels of ownership in self-care, a mission we do not take for granted.”
Nazarian said that he is routinely reminded through feedback received from customers, partners and the global community that the company’s solutions have the power to change lives, helping people recover faster and achieve overall health and well-being.
“Witnessing such positive responses directly from our customers is a constant motivator in creating groundbreaking solutions and striving toward our vision of a world where we build healthier communities by giving people access to technologies that help them feel better and live healthier lives,” he added.
In 2021, Therabody significantly expanded its ecosystem of solutions beyond Theragun, the original percussive therapy device that transformed self-care and created the massage gun category. In 2021, Therabody launched the first generation of revolutionary RecoveryAir pneumatic compression products, its innovative Wave Series, a line of smart vibrating foam rollers, and FDA-cleared electrical muscle stimulation device, PowerDot.
From classic modalities to the newest technologies, each of the company’s products offer people a way to recover, rest and find relief from the daily stressors of everyday life. Therabody continues to bring even more access to the best wellness technologies to the masses. With a presence in over 60 countries, Therabody is continuing to expand its cutting-edge solutions to create an ecosystem of wellness products designed for every body.
Therabody is leaning into the rise of experiential retail and exponential growth of the wellness sector, set to open five new Reset locations, the company’s whole-body wellness centers, and six standalone retail locations having opened or are expected to open in 2022 across the US – starting with its hometown of Los Angeles.
Reset is designed to offer a range of mind-body health and wellness services under one roof; this is a unique approach compared with traditional wellness centers that solely focus on relaxation.
The World’s Most Innovative Companies is Fast Company’s signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy.
“The world’s most innovative companies play an essential role in addressing the most pressing issues facing society, whether they’re fighting climate change by spurring decarbonization efforts, ameliorating the strain on supply chains, or helping us reconnect with one another over shared passions,” said Fast Company Deputy Editor David Lidsky.
For the second year in a row, to coincide with the issue launch, Fast Company will host its Most Innovative Companies Summit on April 26–27. The virtual, multi-day summit celebrates the Most Innovative Companies in business, and provides an early look at major business trends and an inside look at what it takes to innovate in 2022. Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March/April 2022) is available online, as well as in-app form via iTunes and on newsstands.