Foundation Donates Rehab Equipment

Three women building knee strength in a water aerobics class.
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PALM COAST, Fla., January 24, 2017 On Jan. 18, the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation donated three new pieces of equipment to the hospitals Freytag Outpatient Rehabilitation Center.

The donated recumbent bicycle and stationary upright bicycle help patients recovering from lower extremity injuries and orthopedic surgeries, such as knee replacements, and assist in improving cardiovascular conditioning and overall knee range of motion.

Patients with a wide variety of injuries, including shoulder, back, and knee pain, can use the new Life Fitness Universal Gym Cable Column to perform strengthening exercises with weights.

We are so thankful for this donation, said Luis Hernandez, Florida Hospital Flagler director of rehabilitation services. This new state of the art equipment will truly benefit our patients through their rehabilitation journey.

We are honored to provide equipment that directly and immediately impacts our patients, said John Subers, Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation executive director. This gift would not be possible without the very generous donors in our community.

About Florida Hospital Flagler

Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 923 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.

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