Bahamas Medical Center: Medical Fitness Center
At Bahamas Medical Center, we believe that a healthy mind and body are essential to healthy living. That’s why we’ve developed an Integrated Medical Fitness Center, focused on the prevention and treatment of lifestyle related diseases, illness, and injury though regular participation in physical activity, disease management, and health education. Our facility is staffed with physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, fitness professionals and massage therapists to help you get healthy and stay healthy.
Our goal is to provide a supportive environment for improving and sustaining individual well-being through education, fitness and health promotion.
We offer the following services:
- Post Rehab for Chronic Diseases
- Personal Training
- Massage Therapy
- Aquatic Fitness/ Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Our staff is committed to integrating clinical excellence, wellness programs and health care.
New members will undergo a thorough fitness assessment. The fitness assessment includes a fitness profile to determine:
- Blood Pressure
- Heart Rate
- Height & Weight
- Body Composition Analysis
- Aerobic Capacity
- Muscular Strength
- Muscular Endurance
The results are recorded and used to create an exercise prescription based on your goals and experience.
Our health professionals use this prescription to start a fitness program that is safe, effective, and customized for your individual needs.
Pulmonary Fitness Program Designed for those who have specific pulmonary conditions, including COPD, emphysema, and asthma. This is a great follow-up program to keep you active and to help improve your quality of life.
Diabetes The eight-week exercise class is supervised by an Exercise Physiologist and meets three times per week for one hour. Each class begins with a warm-up, glucose, heart rate and blood pressure monitoring. Each session includes endurance and strength training. Education and lifestyle modifications are presented throughout the program.
Weight Management Program The program is designed to introduce basic weight loss concepts. The 12-week program meets one hour per day, 4 days per week. Each session is supervised by an Exercise Physiologist or a Fitness professional.
Back Pain Program Many suffer from acute or chronic back pain. At the Medical Fitness Center we’ll help relieve your pain by teaching you progressive exercise that improve flexibility and strengthen the back.
Cardiopulmonary Maintenance The program is designed for those who have specific cardiovascular or pulmonary conditions, including coronary artery disease (CAD), open heart surgery (CABG), angioplasty, congestive heart failure (CHF), asthma and many more. This program allows you to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you have a family history that makes you more susceptible to the conditions listed above, this program may also benefit you.
Facility & Equipment
- Aquatic Pool
• Aquatic Therapy
• Aquatic Fitness
• Recumbent Bikes
• Stationary Bikes
• Recumbent Stair Stepper
• Arm Ergometer
- Strength & Conditioning
• Free Weights
• Bosu-Balance Training
• Medicine – Balance Balls
• Strength Training Machines
- Special Rooms