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Gym for Recovering from Strokes – Ability Fitness Center
Fitness Center for People Who Have Had Strokes and Other Neurological Disabilities
Ability Fitness Center is a gym for people who have had strokes and people with disabilities. Are you looking for a place to help with exercise as you recover from your stroke? We are here to help. Based in Leesburg, Virginia, our fitness center is a one of a kind place for people to work towards increased mobility and independence. Our specialized equipment provides full body exercises for rehabilitating from strokes.
We are a therapeutic fitness and wellness center with expert clinicians and specialized equipment providing access to innovative, customized, and activity-based interventions that increase functional ability for individuals who have had a stroke. We also have people who have spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy, balance disorders, developmental disabilities, and other neurological conditions.
Want to join? We are accepting new clients!
What We Do:
Our intensive recovery interventions are aimed at generating the greatest level of independence and recovery possible for people with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy, balance disorders, developmental disabilities, and other neurological conditions. Our interventions are based on the expanding science of neuroplasticity, which states that the brain is able to reorganize itself with increased repetition of previously learned patterns.
Our goals at Ability Fitness Center are to help each client have an improved quality of life and optimal physical and emotional health; have maximum functional independence; improve flexibility, muscle strength, balance, posture, and bone density; decrease muscle spasms and contractures, while preventing complications related to more sedentary lifestyles for wheelchair bound clients.
Whether joining Ability Fitness Center for a few months or a few years, we provide an evaluation of your needs based on your specific rehabilitation and fitness goals.
Monthly membership to Ability Fitness Center includes:
- Full access to our center Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm;
- Individual time with our neurologically-trained therapist for guided exercise and hands-on facilitation to maximize function;
- Use of specialized equipment, with assistance as needed;
- Development of a comprehensive plan for restorative and functional rehabilitation;
- Focus on you as an individual by providing customized care to reach your greatest level of independence and recovery possible;
- A place to meet others and create lasting friendships;
- Membership cost will be $500 per month. We have scholarship opportunities available, please opens in a new windowCLICK HERE for more information.
What Makes Us Unique
Ability Fitness Center understands that no two conditions are exactly alike and no two people respond the same way to exercise. As a result, we customize each fitness program for each client based on his or her particular needs and we continually adjust your program to ensure maximum gain. Our program is not designed to take the place of physical therapy or traditional rehabilitation; instead we have designed it to be an adjunct to them.
Our fitness center aims at creating a safe, welcoming, inclusive place for all individuals with neurological and developmental disabilities.