There are unique obstacles to exercise after a spinal cord injury, but it's vital to stay active. With a little motivation, staying fit can be easier and more fun than you may think.
There is no one way to be active. The Navigator website has several articles that might give you a starting point or some ideas. You can dance, do yoga, play tennis, and so much more. Staying active can also be stretching at home. The most important thing is to find what works for you. The article below has some general tips to get started:
Here are some other resources that might help:
- A dance workout made by the amazing Non-Profit Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program
- Check out MoveUnited.org for both in-person and virtual options
- If you love basketball, get connected with the National Wheelchair Basketball Association NWBA
Take that first step to stay active
Regular exercise is essential to maintaining mobility, avoiding secondary medical conditions, and improving your life's overall quality. With just a little research and a few first steps, you can successfully integrate exercise into your lifestyle and stay on the road to health and happiness!
If you are having trouble finding something that makes sense for you, let your preferred medical supply companies know. We want to help.
Please, never hesitate to reach out!
The Navigator Team
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