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Heart Health Month at ExercisAbilities
By Mackenzie Distad, EP-C, BS  ACSM  Certified Exercise Physiologist/Exercise Specialist We’re right in the middle of Heart Month 2018 at ExercisAbilities and still striving to raise awareness on all things heart health related. Earlier this month, I wrote about the signs of a heart attack. Heart attack and heart failure are both heart related but two different things. Today, I want to talk to you about heart failure and the signs you may see as the
Why a specialized pediatric program is important when a child needs therapy.   Tessah Skoog, PT,DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Beginning in January 2018, Exercisabilities now offers a pediatric program to meet the needs of the children in our community.  This new program creates a continuum of care from infant to adulthood in one location.  Your child can grow with their therapy program instead of growing out of it.  With a team just for kids,
Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling in the Winter By Mackenzie Distad Exercise Specialist / Exercise Physiologist Exercisabilities, INC. The cold weather we experience in Minnesota, along with the physical exertion of shoveling snow, can put strain on the heart. Snow shoveling is a known trigger for heart attacks, and can be more strenuous than exercising “full throttle” on a treadmill. If you need to clear away the snow this winter, here are some tips for
Physical Therapy at ExercisAbilities
Forever Strong Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Therapy   So you’ve been to rehab. “Been there, done that” as they say. What’s next? Nothing? It can’t be nothing. Your rehab needs aren’t gone. You know you haven’t maximized your recovery ability.  There must be more. Relax, there is. Continuum Health Care The Forever Strong Program at ExercisAbilities is a one-of-a-kind program in Rochester MN, created to provide post-rehabilitation fitness and recreational services when the need for full rehabilitation
Ten Thousand dollar grant received from Rochester Area Foundation You can help to fundraise for EA with a few easy steps on Facebook!  Start today! Do you have a Facebook account? Have you liked @exercisabilities on Facebook? Have you wondered how you could help join in on helping EA with fundraising efforts to support our programs and help to grow our scholarship program, but not sure how? We have the easy fundraising answer – a