Restoring and Rebuilding Function, Optimizing Fitness and Health

Moving Better Through Targeted Exercise Training 

Welcome to Fitness & Function!ExerciseIsMedicine[1]

We are based in Portland Oregon and provide a wide range of In-Home Wellness Services. We specialize in Personal Training and Private Outpatient Physical Therapy for mature and senior clients in the Portland Oregon area with the goal of restoring, maintaining and optimizing function, health, disease prevention, fitness, for optimal aging and achieving a high quality of life. 

Fitness & Function has been in business since 2003 and created the business model that is based on the old fashion house call. 

Targeted Exercise Training Tailored to Your Health and Medical Status

Our clients receive targeted personalized exercise training tailored to their health and medical condition in the prevention of chronic medical conditions, and to better manage and treat chronic medical conditions and illness such as diabetes, MS, Parkinson’s, stroke, cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, joint replacements, heart disease, PAD, low back pain and more. We have extensive expertise and experience in balance and mobility training, falls prevention and intervention programs. We offer targeted exercise such as Delay the Disease #1 Parkinson’s Exercise program, FallProof Balance and Mobility Program and more. Our kindness and compassionate care have put many aging clients at ease.

Clinical Exercise Programs

Fitness & Function specializes in exercise training mature and older adults, and clients with chronic medical conditions and illness to better manage and treat the often complex medical issues that they are dealing with on a daily basis.  We follow recommendations from physicians and other health care providers and for some clients we are part of their overall health care team

Accredited, Certified and Licensed Health and Fitness Professionals

Our personal trainers are dedicated and experienced health/fitness professionals hold accredited Certifications as Exercise Physiologists, Medical Exercise Specialists, Cancer Exercise Trainer and Personal Training. Our fitness professionals have resources and leadership skills to design exercise programs and to provide personal training carefully customized to meet each of our client’s need, to reach their wellness goal, and to make lasting changes in life.
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Receive exceptional and outstanding care with Private Outpatient Physical Therapy where the CLIENT IS THE PRIMARY FOCUS. Evaluations and treatment are provided in the comfort of the client’s home. Our therapists provide the necessary hands on treatment, exceptional quality of skills and give clients the session time needed to successfully achieve their wellness goal. Our client’s dreams of returning towards an active lifestyle can be realized in the safety, privacy, and comfort of their own home. 

Optimal and Successful Active Aging

Research has shown that optimal aging and 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.  


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 since 2006 has been instructing first aid, CPR, AED courses and skills testing one-on-one privately and small groups (up to 9 students) at local businesses or families at home.

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