Medical Fitness Services Overview
Whole Body Fitness is committed to helping clients with medical conditions that require special training considerations, such as but not limited to: diabetes, stroke, heart attack, cancer, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid or osteo arthritis, hip or shoulder replacements, back or knee surgery, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and visual or hearing impairments.
Lisa Dougherty is a medical fitness specialist. She helps clients make a transition from medical management and/or physical therapy to a regular physical activity program following a surgery, an injury, a medical diagnosis or exacerbation of a pre-existing condition. As a medical fitness professional, Lisa will provide a safe and effective bridge for a patient to cross from the structured clinical treatment and/or rehabilitation environment to mainstream exercise programs.
Lisa is committed to helping clients with medical conditions that require special training considerations, such as but not limited to: orthopedic rehab, diabetes, stroke, heart attack, breast cancer survivors, Fibromyalgia, arthritis, hip or knee replacements, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, mental conditions, and visual or hearing impairments.
Before You Begin Training…
All medical/special needs clients must obtain a written medical release from their doctor to be provided to Whole Body Fitness before participation in an exercise program with Whole Body Fitness.
A Fitness Heart Rate Monitor is required for training to continuously monitor your heart rate response to exercise. It will also track calories burned, exercise time, time in zone and much more! It is a great tool to use after your pregnancy. Please ask us how to get one!