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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019
St. Joseph’s Care Group Presents:
Keep Moving with Stroke
at the Canada Games Complex
See poster for details for registration.
Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese
Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join
Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available
This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.
The program offers modifications allowing each participant to work at their own comfort level and ability.
Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community
Have finished all therapy programs
Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse practitioner (this will be obtained by the health care practitioner)
Able to follow instruction and have awareness of physical exertion
Able to walk at least 10 meters /30 feet with or without a walking aid and the ability to perform exercises in standing with or without support
Free of serious medical problems restricting physical exercise
Able to tolerate 2x/week exercise sessions for 60 min. with rest breaks
Transportation to/from Canada Games Complex
Telephone and physical assessment screen performed by a physiotherapist are required prior to registration to ensure suitability and safety to participate in program
Once you pre-register you will be contacted to make an appointment for this assessment.
To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Outpatient Neurology Rehabilitation Clerk, Kyla Moore at (807) 346-2334, or email email@example.com.