Beyond Therapy and Wellness

Reclaim your strength, fitness, and independence

It’s a fact that consistent physical activity can boost cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility, alleviate pain, and significantly improve your overall quality of life, especially if you’ve experienced a neurological event.

Our Beyond Therapy®, Health & Wellness, and ProMotion Fitness programs combine intensive physical therapy with advanced exercise physiology to help you:

  • Continue your progress: Build on the gains you've made in inpatient rehab and keep moving forward.
  • Achieve greater independence: Regain the strength, mobility, and confidence to live life on your terms.
  • Embrace a healthy lifestyle: Develop the tools and knowledge to stay active, fit, and thrive for years to come. 

Our Holistic Approach 

We know that recovery is a personal journey. Our team of expert physical therapists and exercise physiologists work closely with you to create a personalized plan that addresses your unique needs and goals. We'll cheer you on every step of the way, celebrating your victories and helping you overcome challenges with heart, humor, and hope. 

What Sets Us Apart 

  • One-on-one attention: You’re our client, and you’ll never feel like just another patient. 
  • Intensive Physical Therapy + Exercise Physiology: Our exercise physiologists work closely with physical therapists to support and maintain your functional goals. 
  • Cutting-edge equipment: Access the latest technology to maximize your recovery. 
  • Aquatic therapy: A gentle yet effective way to build strength and improve mobility. 
  • Focus on lifelong wellness: We'll equip you with the knowledge and skills to stay healthy long after you leave our doors. 

Maintaining wellness and physical fitness is key to staying strong and active in the community. Our programs promote lifelong health, ensuring you remain active, resilient, and engaged in all aspects of your life. 

Ready to take the next step on your journey to wellness?

Learn more about our Beyond Therapy, Health & Wellness, and ProMotion Fitness programs and how we can help you achieve your goals.

Beyond Therapy

Beyond Therapy is an intensive program that integrates physical therapy and exercise physiology to target and strengthen weaker muscles and nerve connections, which are often overlooked in the initial stages of therapy.

Health and Wellness

Our Health & Wellness program, guided by expert exercise physiologists, empowers you with personalized training to transition confidently to independent exercise. Gain skills for a healthier, active lifestyle at our fitness center or your local gym.

ProMotion Fitness Center

The ProMotion Fitness Center offers equipment for all abilities and fitness levels. Our diverse classes and staff support provide guidance on equipment use, exercise routines, and fitness progression, helping you reach your goals.

A Team Approach to Your Care

Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential through a multidisciplinary approach. Experts in exercise physiology, therapeutic recreation, and physical therapy collaborate to provide personalized care. By employing innovative treatments and focusing on individual aspirations and challenges, we create a supportive environment that fosters progress and resilience, leading to remarkable outcomes. 

Your Team of Neurological Specialists

Learn more about Shepherd Center's innovative approach to Beyond Therapy and Wellness.

Devon Gale working on range of motion on the Lokomat at Beyond Therapy.
Client Testimonial

They come in with a smile and ready to work. I think if I get challenged, that's the best way to bring it out of me.

Devon Gales

Nick Thomas, Exercise Physiologist, works with Jimmy Garland using a Lokomat, a robotic gait training device that helps patients learning how to walk again.

State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Equipment and Facility

Our specialized therapy equipment is designed to support and enhance the therapeutic process, offering innovative solutions for rehabilitation, strength building, and overall health. Explore our range of state-of-the-art equipment, carefully selected to help you achieve your wellness goals and maximize your potential.

Our Equipment and Facility

From Injury to Recovery: Client Highlights in Beyond Therapy

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    Boxing-Inspired Balance Training

    Boxing-inspired movements on the tilt table, enhancing balance and coordination after a brain injury.

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    Ankle Weight Exercises

    Aquatic therapy session using ankle weights to focus on leg and hip strengthening exercises to help regain mobility.

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    Standing Rowing Machine

    Standing rowing machine as part of arm strength recovery journey post-stroke.

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    Gait Training

    Lokomat is a robotic gait training device that helps patients learn how to walk again.

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    Strength and Balance

    Strength and balance session using ZeroG machine.

Exercise Physiologist Internship

Are you passionate about helping others achieve their fitness and rehabilitation goals? Join Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, a premier, not-for-profit hospital specializing in rehabilitation for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, and other neuromuscular conditions.

As an exercise physiologist intern, you'll gain hands-on experience working alongside experienced professionals in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Exercise Physiologist Internship

Ricky Hales works with an exercise physiologist during a Beyond Therapy session.

Contact Beyond Therapy and Wellness

Please fill out our contact form to be evaluated for enrollment in Beyond Therapy and Wellness or to inquire about membership in the ProMotion Fitness Center. 

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