Day in the Life: Working Out (Part 1) Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Working out (Part 1) – Practical application of strengthening exercises as well as multiple demonstrations of transfers to/from the wheelchair and work out equipment. Personal testimony to benefits of working out, demonstration of circuit and utilization of free weights from a wheelchair level.
Magee Rehab, through a grant from the Kessler Foundation, has developed a four part series, “A Day in the Life” all which show those with spinal cord injuries—and who are in wheelchairs—how to adapt to their new physical limitations and be self-sufficient. Topics addressed include cooking in the kitchen, overall home mobility, dressing, home modifications, accessibility in the home and community, running errands, car transfers, public transportation, shopping, going out with friends, working out, and weight lifting to name a few.