Woman with spinal cord injury doing adapted rowing on a river

Jenny, C6-7 spinal cord injury

Jenny is a 30-year survivor of a C6-7 spinal cord injury. One of the many ways she stays physically active is by rowing with the adapted rowing team of the Louisville Rowing Club in Louisville, Ky. In the… Read More

Man with paraplegia lying on a mat using weights to exercise

Terrell, T10 spinal cord injury

Terrell suffered a thoracic spinal cord injury, leaving him paraplegic. He uses a wheelchair, but is able to get out of the chair to exercise at the Community Fitness and Wellness gym at Frazier Rehab Institute. There are… Read More

Woman stroke survivor exercising in gym with assistance from a trainer

Kathy, stroke

Kathy is a 20-year stroke survivor. She had a malformed blood vessel in her brain since birth. It burst in 2000, when Kathy was in her fifties. Kathy knows how important it is to try to make exercise… Read More

Man with spinal cord injury standing in parallel bars at a gym

Tom, C4 incomplete SCI

Tom has a C4 incomplete spinal cord injury. When he first began exercising he had a hard time standing on his own. After approximately a year of exercising in the Community Fitness and Wellness program at Frazier Rehab… Read More

A stroke survivor doing upper extremity exercise on a functional electrical stimulation cycling machine

Raymond, stroke

Raymond had a stroke in 2015. He uses functional electrical stimulation on his affected arm and leg to do upper-extremity and lower-extremity cycling. The stimulation activates the muscles to contract in the proper sequence for cycling. Also, with… Read More

Woman with spinal cord injury lifting dumbbells while on bench with wheelchair next to her

Liz, T7 spinal cord injury

Liz is a T7 paraplegic. She suffered a spinal cord stroke in 2006. Once she was discharged from outpatient therapy, she realized that she needed to commit to engaging in therapeutic exercise in order to maintain what she… Read More