PT on the Net Research

Wheelchair Exercise


Question:

I have been seeing many more handicap clients in the gym, and I would love to help them any way I can. Can you recommend any exercises for this population, especially for clients in a wheelchair?

Answer:

You’re in luck! We have several excellent articles on the site that address your question. Please perform a search of the PTN Content Library under keywords "Disabled Training" and “Wheelchair Exercise.” Of particular interest to you will be the following articles:

Also, be sure to check out the PTN Program Library for recently added programs for clients with artificial limbs. These programs can be adapted to suit your clients’ individual needs.

Good luck with your research, and remember the golden rule in personal training: when in doubt, refer out!