Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Remember our Vets

Remember our Vets
Fortaleza Rehabilitation has made it a priority to remember our
vets. If you are active, disabled or retired from the armed
forces we promise to get you seen within 48 hours of your call.
If you have an open claim with the VA and can't be seen right
away for Physical Therapy come see us...
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays
Happy Holidays from Fortaleza Rehabilitation and Fitness Centers.
Thank you to all who have trusted us with their care. We wish
you a safe and wonderful holiday season. We will be closed on
Christmas Day and New Years Day with slightly modified hours till
the new year. Check out www.l...
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Monday, December 22, 2014

Holiday Hours and Early Closings

Holiday Hours and Early Closings
It's Christmas week everyone and we know most of you will running
wild trying to pull together those last minute gifts and party
preperations. Please be mindful of our employees who want to
spend these special times with their families. If you've been in
the gym you will see that we hav...
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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Fortaleza's Holiday Party

Fortaleza's Holiday Party
Fortaleza's Holiday Party was a blast!!!! But it's all because
of you! That's right YOU! The ones reading these posts. Our
members and patients are our life and livelyhood. Without you we
have no reason to celebrate so THANK YOU! We hope you enjoy
coming to our Fortress for your reh...
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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Early Closing, Fri. 12/12/14

Early Closing, Fri. 12/12/14
Fortaleza will be closing the gym early on Friday the 12th of
December for our Annual Holiday Party. Sorry if this is an
inconvenience for any of you but we will be celebrating another
wonderful year! Rest assured we'll make sure to take lots of
pictures to share with all of you.
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Monday, December 8, 2014

Check out our new website!

Check out our new website!
Check out our new website! We are so proud to finally launch it
and we hope it provides you a better online experience that you
can share with your friends and family. Stay tuned to get the
latest on our specials, updates on group classes, new services
and extreme weather closings. www...
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Friday, December 5, 2014

Start Your New Years Resolutions Early

Start Your New Years Resolutions Early
Start your New Years Resolutions Early! We are bringing huge
savings this holiday season and rolling out our $120.00/year
deal. For a limited time you can purchase a basic gym membership
for just $120. Thats only $10 a month! No limit as to how many
you'd like to buy and Gift Certific...
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

From Our Family to Yours

From Our Family to Yours
On Behalf of Fortaleza Rehabilitation and Fitness Centers, from
our family to yours, have a Happy Thanksgiving. We are so
thankful to be blessed with an amazing staff, friendly members,
determined patients and great friends and family to share it all
with. Thank you for a fruitful year.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

November is now Movember

November is now Movember
Mo-vember is the month where men and women across the globe raise
awareness and funds for men's health issues, specifically
prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. Funds raised in the
US are directed to Movember.com programs, Prostate Cancer
Foundation, and Livestrong Foundation. Th...
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Supporting Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation

Supporting Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation
Again we want to thank all that showed and supported the PINK
PARTY Zumbathon to raise funds for The Linda Creed Breast Cancer
Foundation. Just last Friday we were able to meet with some
their proud employees Donna and Anna. We shared our goals and
vision of working together in our comm...
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Friday, November 7, 2014

Life is Great, Physical Therapy Makes it Better!

Life is Great, Physical Therapy Makes it Better!
October was Physical Therapy Month but our shirts came in
November so today we showed our pride by wearing our Life is
Great, Physical Therapy Makes it Better shirts. Hey, it's better
late than never. Have a Great Weekend Everyone.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

National Eating Healthy Day

National Eating Healthy Day
Today November 5th, 2014 is National Eating Healthy Day!
Fortaleza Rehabilitation and Fitness wish to remind all of you
reading this post to eat something natural and healthy like fruit
or vegetables. Take a minute before you eat and reflect on how
this food might nourish or negatively ...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser A Big Success!

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser A Big Success!
On Saturday October 25th Fortaleza held its 2nd Annual Breast
Cancer Awareness Zumbathon. The goal was to take our Pink Party
outside and build community awareness. Located on 133 W. Hunting
Park Avenue in Philadelphia, a very busy artery, our outdoor
party and noise captured the attent...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

KinesioTape, Can it help you?

KinesioTape, Can it help you?
Kinesiotaping is one of the treatment technique developed by Dr.
Kenso kaze, DC, which is commonly used as adjunct for treatment,
of soft tissue injuries mostly in orthopedic, neurological and
medical conditions, most widely used by PT's, OT's, DO's. This
technique is most popular among s...
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sports Performance Training at Fortaleza

Sports Performance Training at Fortaleza
By now you've probably heard the term Sports Performance.
Weather you are a weekend warrior/amatuer athlete or High
School/Collegiate performing better at what you do is something
we all strive for. Performing better on the field, court, or
wherever doesn't have to be a dream. It also ...
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Friday, October 10, 2014

Stepping Up!

Stepping Up!
Do you take the stairs? Stair climbing is an amazing lower body
exercise that builds strength in your quads, hamstrings, calves
and of course your Buns!
Done over 5 continuous minutes and
you'll be building muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
Cardiovascular endurance aids our body...
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Monday, October 6, 2014

We Need Your Help!

We Need Your Help!
Fortaleza Rehabilitation and Fitness has applied for a MainStreet
Grant. The funds will allow us to offer more family services at
little or no cost to the local membership. Diabetes
Prevention/Education workshops and Childhood Obesity programs are
examples of much needed programs for o...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Zumbathon for Linda Creed

Zumbathon for Linda Creed
All are welcome to join us at Fortaleza Fitness Center on 133 W.
Hunting Park Ave on October 25th, 2014 from 9am to 12:30pm for
our 2nd Annual Zumbathon benefiting the Linda Creed Foundation.
The Linda Creed Foundation supports local women with Breast
Cancer and to learn more about this ...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Jose and Carmen Rivera Honored

Jose and Carmen Rivera Honored
The Delaware Valley Most Influential Latinos Foundation hosted
it's Annual Awards Ceremonies last Saturday. Fortaleza
Rehabilitation and Fitness Centers was selected to recieve and
award for Small Business Success! Thank you to all the have
supported us over the last 20 years!!
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Fortaleza supporting Latin American Police and Firemen Community Day

Fortaleza supporting Latin American Police and Firemen Community Day
Fortaleza Rehabilitation and Fitness proudly sponsored last
Sunday's Community Day in Juniata. Special thanks to Johnny
Gonzalez for putting together a wonderful event. Check some of
our pictures!
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Event: Win A New IPad - Sep 18 to Oct 10

Event: Win A New IPad  - Sep 18 to Oct 10
Win a New Ipad Mini w/ Retina Display by joining Fortaleza
Fitness Center's Selfie Contest. Check out www.lafortalezafitness.com
for details. Hurry Contest Ends October 10th, 2014
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Fortaleza Proud Sponsor of GPHCC Golf Outing

Fortaleza Proud Sponsor of GPHCC Golf Outing
Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted its
annual golf outing Monday Sept. 8th at the Radnor Valley Country
Club. Fortaleza was a proud sponsor and sent Jeff Rivera,
General Manager, and Dr. Eric Yuen, DPT to represent us on the
links. Check out some pictures of the gu...
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Top 5 Morning Exercises to Jump Start Your Day

Top 5 Morning Exercises to Jump Start Your Day
Top 5 Morning Exercises to Jump Start Your Day








5. #JumpingJacks, 3 to 4 sets of these is a low impact exercise
is a great way to boost your heart rate and add a little pep to
your step!


4. #WallHandstands, try and build up the ability to hold the
handstand position for 6...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

#Building a Healthier Community

#Building a Healthier Community
Have you heard of the Philadelphia Childrens Alliance? There are
2,400 reports of child sexual abuse each year in
Philadelphia...we want to bring healing and justice to every
child. Imagine a safe haven where experts in the fields of social
work, law enforecement, child protective servic...
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Monday, August 25, 2014

5 Ways Physical Therapy can Help with ALS

5 Ways Physical Therapy can Help with ALS
5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help ALS


A physical therapist will:


• Talk with you about how ALS is affecting your daily activities


• Teach specific exercises to help keep muscles as strong as
possible. It is also common for some parts of the body to become
stiff when muscle stre...
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Treating a Running Injury With Physical Therapy

Treating a Running Injury With Physical Therapy
Treating a running injury with physical therapy Physical therapy
is a common treatment for running injuries that impact the
illiotibial bands, knees, hamstrings, groin or adductor muscles
and hips. Andrew Parker, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in
sports medicine who's based in Reston,...
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Meet Mark Nimchuck, DPT

Meet Mark Nimchuck, DPT
Mark Nimchuk, DPT Mark has been practicing physical therapy for
the last 17 years in a variety of settings. After graduating
Temple University in 1997, he worked at Temple hospital for
almost 10 years, primarily on their ventilator rehabilitation
unit, where he also co-authored research a...
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Meet Luis Hincapie, MPT/ATC

Meet Luis Hincapie, MPT/ATC
Luis G. Hincapie, MPT, ATC Luis graduated from Northeastern
University in Boston, MA and received his Masters degree from
Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He has over 24 years of
clinical experience in various aspects of rehabilitation
including Critical Care patients. He was publis...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Summer Fitness Special

Summer Fitness Special
Join now and take advantage of our lowest rates of the year!
Prices start at $120.00 for the year! Limited Time offer so act
now. Call 215-455-5377
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