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Push To Walk – Specialized Workouts For People With Paralysis

Push To Walk

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6 North Corporate Drive, Riverdale, NJ 07457


Push to Walk offers specialized one-on-one workouts for people with spinal cord injuries and paralysis who want to regain strength, function and independence. Using the principles of weight bearing, whole body exercises and repetitions, we design individualized workouts to help each person reach his or her goals. Our gym is a very positive yet challenging environment, offering information, resources and camaraderie in addition to exercise workouts.

Push To Walk is a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries, paralysis, and other neurological conditions including, but not limited to Multiple Sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries, and stroke. Our approach is a cutting edge technique encompassing what the medical community terms Activity Based Training. Our focus is on helping clients maintain and improve their physical and mental health allowing them to regain their independence.

Push to Walk is passionate about inspiring and motivating people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis to realize their individual potential.

2018-04-05T10:18:37+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: All Disability Products and Services, New Jersey|Tags: |

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

Our Membership Community

Our membership community provides a lifeline for many individuals that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after sustaining a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. We provide members guidance and resources on a variety of topics they are passionate about, such as employment, affordable housing, transportation, health care, home- and community-based independent living, education, peer support, and leisure and recreation.
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