NeuroGym® Fit

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NeuroGym FIT (Functional Independence Training) is an education and support program for Long Term Care and Convalescent Care facilities.

We work with therapy, nursing restorative and activity staff to create accessible mobility training programs for all residents. With the NeuroGym®FIT programs, we bring our know-how and equipment to your facility.

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Why Neurogym Fit?

  • Proven programs developed by rehabilitation clinicians, researchers and trained fitness professionals
  • Patented movement enabling equipment that provides safe, effective, enjoyable training- even for the frail elderly
  • Improvement in RAI MDS measures of resident function such as participation in ADL, Fall Risk & Pressure Ulcers
  • Improvement in function to meet discharge goals sooner and with higher functional levels in Convalescent Care
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NeuroGym® Fit Director Eric Heiden

Eric has worked in fitness and rehabilitation for over 16 years. 

He has worked directly with a wide range of clients toward goals that range from improving fitness, to recovering function after a major injury, to maintaining physical independence.

As Director of NeuroGym® FIT, Eric has worked with convalescent care facilities and long term care homes on integrating NeuroGym® equipment and methodology into their rehabilitation and activity programs.

Eric has published research on balance training and fall prevention and presented results from ongoing NeuroGym® FIT programs at numerous conferences, including the 2013 World Stroke Congress.

In addition to his work with NeuroGym® FIT, Eric is a sessional lecturer in the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Health Sciences.

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