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Our Clinical Services
are available for patients or members with a prescribed medical
condition. We can help you with medical issues such as
arthritis, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and
more. Lee Memorial's wellness centers are members of the Medical
Fitness Association. Medical fitness is about maintaining health
and preventing disease.
A safe and healthy
lifestyle is an ongoing daily effort, sometimes unfortunately
interrupted by a medical problem or hospital stay. Once you have
completed any inpatient or outpatient therapies, returning to a
follow-up, professionally-prescribed exercise program can also
assist in the prevention of further problems.
As part of the Lee Memorial
Health System continuum of care, the Nationally certified
and degreed exercise professionals at the wellness centers will
teach you progressive exercises that improve flexibility and
strengthen the body. Focus is on preventative and rehabilitation
techniques for proper body movement and posture at work and at
Rehab Phase III Exercise Program is an eight-week
physician-referred exercise and behavior change program for
graduates of Phase II Cardiac Rehab. The program is designed to
improve endurance, physical work capacity, muscular strength and
flexibility. Heart rate and blood pressure are monitored by an
exercise physiologist. A Polar heart rate monitor is included.
Exercise Program: The eight-week group exercise class is
supervised by an exercise physiologist and meets three times per
week for one hour. Each class begins with a group warm up,
glucose, heart rate, and blood pressure monitoring. Exercise
sessions include cardiovascular and strength training. Education
and lifestyle modifications are stressed.
Management Program: This weight exercise program is designed
to introduce basic weight loss concepts. This eight week program
will meet on Tuesday nights with supervised workouts available
four days per week consisting of 30-55 minutes of exercise. An
exercise specialists oversees and assists you with your
Composition: Measure body fat, girth measurement and body
Assessment: Resting blood pressure and heart rate, height
and weight, flexibility test, body composition, sub-maximal
treadmill test, and muscular strength and endurance.
Clinic: This 4-6 week program provides participants with a
detailed balance proficiency evaluation using the
state-of-the-art Smart Equitest computerized
machine. This technology assesses deficiencies of sensory
impairment, motor impairment and functional limitations.
Professional staff will design a comprehensive home exercise
program along with suggestions on how to make their home safer
and strategies to prevent future falls.
Personal Wellness Profile™: This personal assessment covers
physical fitness, eating habits, heart health, cancer risk,
stress and coping, alcohol, tobacco, medications, drugs,
osteoporosis, safety and preventative exams. Includes body
composition and a cholesterol screening. Additional tests
include flexibility, muscular strength, endurance (push-ups and
modified sit-ups) and a predicted VO2 sub-maximal treadmill
assessment (aerobic capacity). An educational report will
include your health practices that are compared and rated on a
Pre-employment Fitness Screening: Applicants for certified
positions (law enforcement and corrections) are required to
complete an agility test (fitness evaluation). Screening
includes a resting blood pressure and heart rate, body
composition, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance
and sub-maximal treadmill test using age related normalized
Evaluation: Lee Memorial Health System's Driver Evaluation
and Training program provides a comprehensive evaluation
conducted by a licensed Occupational Therapist who is a
certified driving rehabilitation specialist. The evaluation
looks at an individual's skills related to driving such as
reaction time, decision making and ability to multitask.
Rehabilitation Services: Lee Center for Rehabilitation and
Wellness offers physical therapy, occupational therapy and
speech therapy to meet all of your rehabilitation needs. Our
therapists are licensed by the State of Florida and are
certified in many specialty areas. Rehab conditions treated but
not limited to include:
bone injuries (sprains/strains, fracture, back/neck
and other neurological disorders
Maintenance: This program is designed for those who have
specific cardiovascular or pulmonary conditions, including
coronary artery disease, open heart surgery, angioplasty,
congestive heart failure and asthma. If you have just finished
cardiac rehabilitation, this is a great follow-up program. This
program allows you to keep active to help prevent a future
occurrence. If you have a family history that makes you more
susceptible to the conditions listed above (or other
cardiovascular or pulmonary condition), this program may also
help you prevent a future occurrence.
Back Program: For those who suffer from acute or chronic
back pain. We'll help relieve your pain by teaching you
progressive exercises that improve flexibility and strengthen
the back. We focus on preventative and rehabilitative techniques
for proper body movement and posture at work and home.
Fitness Program: Designed for those who have specific
pulmonary conditions, including Chronic Obstruction (COPD),
Emphysema and Asthma. If you have just finished pulmonary
rehabilitation, this is a great follow-up program to keep you
active and to help improve your quality of life.
Body Age Assessments: Resting blood pressure and heart rate,
height and weight, flexibility test, body composition, estimated
VO2 test, and muscular strength and endurance. Professional
printout with results provided along with your own "body age".
healthy living through fitness, nutrition and lifestyle
education at the center. Participate in programs and services
that make Lee Memorial's wellness centers the best choice. Put
you and your family on the road to optimal health in a safe and
comfortable environment within the Lee Memorial Health System.
information, please call us at 239-418-2000 (Fort Myers) or
239-573-4800 (Cape Coral), or e-mail us at:
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