Health Specialty Programs

Movement disorders exercise class at Rush Copley Healthplex

Movement Disorders Program

Exercise can have positive effects on physical and mental wellness. It empowers people to feel stronger and more in control. It is also a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and the activities of daily living. For people living with a movement disorder, exercise and physical activity can help improve symptoms and mental well-being. An assessment is required before registering for these classes. Please call (630) 978-6280.

Delay the Disease

This exercise class is designed specifically to help slow the progression of movement disorders symptoms. Each class is designed to improve
balance, strength, stability and cardiovascular fitness.
Tuesday and Thursday
Level 1 and 2 • 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Level 2 • 2 to 2:45 p.m.
Level 3 • 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Mind and Body

Mind and Body training is one of the most beneficial complementary therapies for Parkinson’s disease, helping to increase flexibility, improve
posture, loosen tight, painful muscles, build (or rebuild) confidence and enhance quality of life.
Friday • 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Rock Steady Boxing

Affiliated with Rock Steady Boxing, a nonprofit that was created to help people with Parkinson’s improve their quality of life, this non-contact
boxing program allows participants to “fight back” against the disease, feel comfortable and gain confidence in their abilities. This safe and
engaging progressive fitness program will challenge, motivate and inspire you.
Last Thursday of each month
Level 3 • 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Cycle for Parkinson's

Riding an indoor stationary bicycle has been shown to reduce Parkinson’s symptoms by as much as 35%. Join for the cardiac and symptom relief health benefit, stay for the music and fun.
Mondays • 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Fit 4 Life-Cardiac Rehab

Fit 4 Life is for eligible participants who have recently completed RUSH Copley's Cardiac Rehab program and have the ability to exercise without assistance or cardiac monitoring. Physician approval is required. Six-month program with option to join as an all-access member after the initial term. $39/month for 6 months.

Return to Activity Program

Return to Activity Programs are specialized training programs available to patients following the completion of treatment and therapy with RUSH Copley’s Hand and Upper Extremity Center. Participants will be guided by a personal trainer through safe and effective exercises,
to help regain strength, mobility and range of motion required for daily and recreational activities. A referral from a Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine physician is required. 6-week program includes 10 sessions for $350.

NEW! Arthritis for Aqua

This all-age Arthritis program is designed for person's with varying degrees of arthritis. Range of motion and endurance exercises will strengthen muscles and joints. 10-week session. Register online.

Pre/Post Natal Yoga

This class includes a variety of exercises designed specifically to meet the needs of new and expectant mothers. This class will include low-impact aerobics, moderate strength training, core strengthening and stretching. All pre and post-natal women must provide written clearance from their provider to participate. 7-week program. Register online.

RUSH Copley's Movement Disorders programs are supported in part by a community grant from:
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