UroMed Sponsors Beyond The Chair’s 2013 Golf Benefit & Fundraiser

It’s our pleasure to introduce you to the team at Beyond The Chair in San Antonio, Texas!

On June 1, 2013, UroMed joined forces with Beyond The Chair to support and sponsor their fundraising efforts during the organization’s 1st Annual Beyond The Chair Golf Benefit held at Silverhorn Golf Club of Texas.  Based in San Antonio, Beyond The Chair exists to provide an improved quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other neurological/physical disabilities through intensive exercise programs to enhance overall functional capacity.

Beyond The Chair offers a supervised safe and effective exercise program for those living with spinal cord injuries and other neurological/physical disabilities. They utilize a variety of exercise science techniques and modalities to enable their clients to achieve optimal functional recovery and well-being.  Beyond The Chair understands that every neurological condition is unique and their Certified Neuro-Fitness Specialists design one-on-one custom-made exercise programs to meet the specific needs and goals for clients of any age, level of injury, or condition.

The Beyond The Chair Golf Benefit served as a fundraising effort with the goal of raising financial support for the following:

  • Specialized exercise equipment and accessories
  •  Grants for one-on-one training
  • Grants for group exercise

See how Beyond The Chair helps their clients get up and out of their wheelchairs in this amazing video:

Functional Enhancement is Beyond The Chair’s main focus, and their exercise programs center on the following components:

Beyond The Chair Co-Founder Nito Blochlinger [left] and UroMed Territory Manager John Perez [right] teamed up to raise community support at BTC’s recent golf benefit.

  • ROM/Flexibility Training
  • Load Bearing/Joint Stability Exercises
  • Muscular Strength and Endurance Training
  • Cardiovascular Endurance Training
  • Core Strength Exercises
  • Balance/Coordination Training
  • Postural Correction Techniques
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (ERGYS2)
  • Gait/Locomotion Training

The benefits of Beyond The Chair’s intensive programs include:

  • Improved circulation and blood pressure
  • Improved cardiovascular endurance
  • Maintenance of bone density
  • Increased muscle mass and strength
  • Improved range of motion
  • Reduced muscle spasms and spasticity
  • Improved sensation/temperature control
  • Improved mobility and ability to function independently
  • Potential to reduce pain and depression
  • Reduced risk of pressure sores

Beyond The Chair provides services for the following conditions:

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Post Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Parkinson’s
  • Spina Bifida
  • Rett Syndrome
  • ALS
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Amputees
  • Guillain–Barre
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Geriatrics
  • Weight Management

How You Can Move Beyond The Chair
To learn more about Beyond The Chair and their programs, please contact Nito Blochlinger at (210) 256-0700. Or visit www.beyondthechair.org.

About UroMed Community Giving
UroMed is honored to support numerous charities nationwide in the communities that we serve. The company focuses its community efforts on three primary areas:

  • Condition-related associations that focus on education, awareness and support
  • Sports programs for the disabled
  • Leadership and motivational programs for disabled youth

Additionally, many of our employees volunteer their time and efforts at various community events. Many of our employees have a personal connection to the following non-profit organizations, as 20% of our customer care associates either has a disability or has a family member with a disabling condition.

Please contact us at 1-800-841-1233 or visit www.uromed.com  if you would like to invite UroMed to sponsor your organization or event.

About UroMed Catheters
Headquartered in Suwanee, GA [a suburb of Atlanta], UroMed is one of the nation’s leading providers of single-use catheters, urological and disposable medical supplies, including intermittent catheters, closed system catheters, condom catheters, pediatric catheters and continence care products. UroMed is nationally accredited for Medicare reimbursement and most state Medicaid plans, and partners with private health insurance providers and health plans to provide patients with single-use catheters, catheter kits and incontinence products. UroMed also has seven staffed regional offices located in Boston, MA; Columbia, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Dallas, TX; Carlsbad, CA; Knoxville, TN; Richmond, VA; and Baton Rouge, LA; enabling next-day delivery after a customer’s initial medical supply order. For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.

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