Skaggs Wellness Clinic
MS Rehabilitation & Wellness Program
The program was established by Dr. Eduard Gappmaier, a renowned faculty at the University of Utah. Although he still heads the program, Judith Bishop is the current Program co-ordinator. See Contacts.
To provide a comprehensive specialized care highly individualistic to the needs of people affected with MS. The procedure includes a thorough testing process followed by an enrollment into a comprehensive exercise program devised by the testing experts.
- Physical Therapy Evaluation
- Graded Exercise testing
- Pulmonary testing
- Functional (Mobility and Balance) testing
- Cognitive testing
- MS Exercise Group (MSEG)
Wishful participation of the MSEP participants leads to a successful completion of the triathlon! All exercisers set their individual activity and fundraising goals and worked extensively towards attaining it.
Some comments from our fellows:
"My MS has improved more with this exercise program than any medication I've taken": Dorothy Oaks (MS since...)
"Keeps my stamina up..Can tell the difference when I don't come!": Odetta Wilcox (MS since...)
"I need the specialized therapy only this program can provide": Woody Dixon (MS since...)