Optimize Your Function, Health, Fitness and Wellness 

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We are based in Portland Oregon and provide a wide range of In-Home Wellness Services. We specialize in providing Personal Training, Falls Prevention and Intervention Balance and Mobility Training, Private Outpatient Physical Therapy, and Diabetes Lifestyle Intervention. We are experts in delivering targeted exercise training aimed to achieve optimal function, health, fitness and a high quality of life in clients with and without multiple and complex chronic medical conditions and illness for mature clients and older adults to advanced age (97+ years).  Exercise training programs and services are tailored to our clients’ needs and wellness goals.

Fitness & Function has been in business since 2003 and created the business model that is based on the old fashion house call where the CLIENT IS THE PRIMARY FOCUS. Our kindness and compassionate care has put many aging clients at ease.

We are accredited Certified Exercise Physiologists, Medical Exercise Specialists, Cancer Exercise and Personal Trainers and exercise programs are carefully customized to meet each client’s need, to reach their wellness goal, and to make lasting changes in life, we can work with your healthcare provider and for some clients are part of the overall health care team. Our fitness usreps_badge_blueprofessionals have resources and leadership skills to assist in safely and effectively reach client wellness goals including achieving more active, healthy lifestyles through movement, physical activity or exercise for improved function, recreation or performance. 
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Receive outstanding and exceptional care with Private Outpatient Physical Therapy provided to you in the comfort of your home. Our therapists provide the necessary hands on treatment, exceptional quality of skills and give you the session time needed to successfully achieve your wellness goals. Our client’s dreams of returning towards an active lifestyle can be realized in the safety and comfort of their own home. 

Research has shown that extending independence is possible with targeted exercise programs, therapeutic exercise, and intensive fall risk intervention programs which can stop and even reverse declines in function, improve and restore function, improve overall health, fitness and extend quality of life. By choosing our ‘Pro-Active Aging’ and ‘Continuum Care Model’ seniors receive ongoing therapeutic, fitness, wellness, and comprehensive balance, mobility, and fall risk reduction and prevention intervention programs designed to extend and improve a senior’s ability to safely remain VIBRANT and INDEPENDENT at home.  

Highlights: Jacqueline has served on the exam editing committee for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist exams as a Subject Matter Expert (since 2014).  
Bayla is the first physical therapist in Oregon to achieve certification is all three of the CDC’s senior fall reduction programs: Tai Chi Movement for Better Balance, Stepping On, and Otago. Both Bayla and Jacqueline have presented to senior groups and organizations and appeared on several local TV stations. 

Jacqueline is an American Heart Association (AHA) certified Heartsaver Instructor and instructs first aid, CPR, AED courses and provides skills testing for individuals and small groups (up to 9 students) at local businesses or families at home.

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