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.
**Community organizations that provide physical activities for people with disabling conditions will have information tables in the lobby.
This Event is made possible by a grant from the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute.
The project described is supported by Grant Number 90PRRC0001-01-00 from the Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the Wellness Edge staff and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Administration for Community Living Or HHS
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. Click on “Support the Mission” above to support this project.
If you are a person with a nonambulatory spinal cord injury and want to participate, click the button below to find information.
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.