The Sentara Clinical Fitness Program assists physician-referred patients who have been released from therapy, and is offered at both the Hilltop Family YMCA and Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA. This is a medically-referred program where participants work one-on-one with a Clinical Fitness Specialist.
Quality, professional fitness training and behavior modification services are provided for all persons with chronic illness or those with significant risk factor profiles for such illnesses. Clinical Fitness Specialists design and implement exercises for the member's improvement in endurance capabilities, strength deficiencies, decreased mobility, pain levels and tolerance and overall daily function.
Individuals with the following medical conditions benefit from the YMCA Clinical Fitness Program:
- Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
A YMCA membership and physicians referral is required for participation in the Clinical Fitness Program. This program offers individual interaction with a clinical fitness specialist/exercise physiologist for those individuals whose functional capabilities are limited or for those who desire additional assistance.Click here for dates and times