Tuesday, December 30, 2014
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...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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...
Monday, December 22, 2014
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...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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.
Monday, December 8, 2014
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...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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...
Monday, November 10, 2014
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...
Friday, November 7, 2014
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.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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 ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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 ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
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...
Monday, October 6, 2014
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...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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 ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
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!!
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
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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
4. #WallHandstands, try and build up the ability to hold the
handstand position for 6...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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...
Monday, August 25, 2014
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...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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,...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Thursday, August 7, 2014
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...
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...