Exercise and physical activity are often inaccessible and overlooked by individuals with disabilities, especially those that use wheelchairs for mobility.
A lack of daily physical activity and routine exercise produces a higher risk for skin breakdowns, osteoporosis, chronic pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity.
Adaptive sports are a fun and competitive way to achieve: Increased energy and endurance
MedStar NRH has helped countless children and adults return to active lives through educational clinics in adaptive sports. We currently sponsor several teams and assist injured service members and veterans through our Paralympics program.