Discover a Personalized Fitness Program:
FHSU's Neuromuscular Wellness Center
The Neuromuscular Wellness Program is ideal for anyone with significant neurological disorders, such as:
- Stroke survivors
- Muscle spasticity
- Multiple sclerosis
This is not a rehabilitation program like you would expect to find in a hospital setting, but rather a fitness program. This is a “next step” for you after completing physical therapy.
Through a customized exercise routine, we give you the tools and support to promote movement, improve cardiovascular health and increase stamina. The Neuromuscular Wellness Program emphasizes a “do it yourself” approach. While the director and trained student staff work with you one-on-one every time you come to exercise, we expect you to put in the effort to reach your goals!
The ultimate goal of this program is to keep you (or a loved one) self-sufficient, independent and in your home.
Whether you are a client or a caregiver, there are many benefits of regular participation in the Neuromuscular Wellness Program:
- Improve your health in a safe environment
- Sustain or improve your mobility by using a variety of exercise machines and activities
- Improve your strength, coordination, balance and gait
- Alleviate problems with fluid retention that often come from a lack of movement, which can lead to fewer medication requirements
- Keep other health problems at bay with regular exercise
- Interact with other people to improve your speech and language challenges, which is particularly helpful in the stroke recovery process.
- Located down the hall from the Herndon Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, participate in both programs on the same day.
- Get encouragement and support by working one-on-one with trained students under the supervision of an exercise physiologist.
- Share your stories and your daily life with college students, who rave about working with clients.
- Find a new social opportunity to visit and make friends while you get healthy.
- Get inspired as you see how other clients deal with their limited mobility.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Dr. Charmane Kandt at firstname.lastname@example.org or (785) 628-5564.