The mission of Gathering Strength, Inc. is to:
Empower people with physically disabling conditions to maintain and improve their health and wellness by ensuring access to therapeutic physical activity.
Gathering Strength, Inc., is collaborating with Dr. Daniela Terson de Paleville of the University of Louisville’s Health and Sports Sciences department, and Frazier Rehab Institute’s Community Fitness and Wellness program on a project to develop effective exercise regimens for nonambulatory people with spinal cord injuries.
Gathering Strength is committed to raising the funds to implement exercise and stress reduction interventions for 20 participants with nonambulatory SCI over 20 weeks.
Gathering Strength Inc., helps people with disabling conditions, such as spinal cord injury and stroke, to engage in therapeutic physical activity. Gathering Strength collaborates with Frazier Rehab Institute’s Community Fitness and Wellness program in Louisville, Ky to provide a wide variety of accessible exercise opportunitites.
Click on a picture, or visit the “Get Inspired” page, to read more and see videos of people engaging in therapeutic exercise.
Resources below include some helpful advice, interesting research, and practical guidelines on how to maintain and improve fitness and wellness while living with a disabling condition, such as spinal cord injury or stroke. (We do not specifically endorse or affirm any third-party’s information; please use your own, best judgment in evaluating it.)
Therapeutic Exercise Facilities:
Nutrition, Stress Reduction, Etc.