Bridging The Gap Between Rehabilitation and Exercise

Written by Dr. Bill Booker

On October 5, 2018

If you haven’t heard already, Capitol Rehab of Arlington is offering a new program for patients, and it is aimed at getting people back to their daily routines after finishing physical therapy or chiropractic care.

Physical Therapist Gina Hahn has taken the lead in developing our six-week “Intro To Strength Training,” a program that serves as a gap between rehabilitation and a full exercise program.

I believe this is a revolutionary idea! When patients seek the advice and help of a health care provider, they expect to receive treatment and feel better as a result of their care.  When the goal of pain relief is achieved, doctors and health care providers release their patients to go into the world, and hope for the best.

But how do we know when a patient is actually stable enough to resume a full and active lifestyle?

Gina’s new program is broken into six, one-hour classes that teach the Six Fundamental Human Movements.  The movements taught are:

  • Squat
  • Lunge
  • Hinge
  • Push
  • Pull
  • Carry

Patients learn to perform these movements with confidence, and these movements are the foundations for any and all forms of exercise.

Bridging this gap has been the missing ingredient in health care. Patients who have been cleared to be released from their active care program with their health care provider, are qualified to participate in the class 

I am personally inviting everyone to try one of our classes

Gina’s next class is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, November 6, from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m., and she has five open spots right now. The cost of the program is $360 for the six classes.

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