Many of you have inquired about my background, career, and what has brought me so passionately pursue the MS Community. So at this point in our relationship, I would like to post my Bio for you to read through so you can more deeply understand who I am, how I do what I do, and why I so fervently pursue freedom for all of you. You asked for it!
Grab a cup of coffee, tea, or water, kick back and enjoy the list!
Trevor Wicken has been a fitness professional since 2001 and a medical fitness practitioner since 2002. He is passionate about setting his clients free from pain and restrictions through exercise.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from Colorado State University and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania.
Trevor is an NASM certified corrective exercise specialist, performance enhancement specialist, and elite personal trainer. He also serves as a level 2 Neurokinetic Therapist, Z Health neurologic movement specialist and TRX Sports Medicine Practitioner.
He has a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in medical, private, commercial, and specialty based fitness centers.
Trevor, has an extensive background in the medical fitness industry and has worked on clients ranging from 9 years old to 97 years old.
Trevor’s deepest passion lies in working with clients with neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke Recovery, Total Brain Injuries, and Alzheimer’s Disease.
He also enthusiastically works with individuals whose lives are affected by, arthritis, total joint replacements, spinal pain, orthopedic injuries, bariatric surgery, diabetes, hypertension, fibromyalgia, cancer, motor vehicle accidents, and sports medicine return to sport.
Trevor has worked with Division I athletes, some of whom have been professionally drafted, Olympic medalists in training, current and retired professional athletes.
Trevor also has a passion for writing, speaking and presenting on topics related to medical fitness, lifestyle management, and personal development. He has presented to medical patient support groups, physician groups, medical conferences, fitness conference, medical fitness webinars, personal training organizations, and government health and wellness organizations.
He and his wife Misty own RISE Movement Solutions, a medical fitness company dedicated to providing medically-based exercise programs, lifestyle modification plans, senior fitness, and high quality of living programs.
Trevor’s mission is to partner with individuals as they walk through the process of recovering from illness, healing from injury, eliminating the side effects of medical conditions, and creating of healthy lifestyles through the power of movement. He believes every person has the right to live a quality life free from limitations.
“IT IS NOT OK that so many individuals believe they have to accept their medical condition, surrender to their disease, and settle for a life without the freedom to choose how to live… there is always a solution in movement. You deserve to be free.” –Trevor Wicken
Education, Advanced Certifications, Publications and Media Presence
21 years as a certified fitness professional
17 Years of practicing as a Medical Fitness Professional
Served 1000's of clients, (100,000+ sessions) - Add over 20,000 MS Gymmers to that now!
Train and educated fitness professionals, therapists, and allied health professionals across the world.
Bachelor’s Degree, Sports Medicine, Colorado State University
Master’s Degree, Exercise Physiology / Biomechanics, California University of Pennsylvania
MS Society - MS Fitness Specialist
NASM Performance Exercise Specialist
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
NASM Elite Fitness Coach
TRX Sports Medicine Practitioner
Z Health Movement Practitioner: Neuroscience Essentials, R-Phase, I-Phase, S-Phase, T-Phase, Neurologic structure, Neurologic Strength training
Level 1 Neurokinetic Therapist
Level 2 Neurokinetic Therapist
Former Advisory Board Member Medical Fitness Network
Former Advisory Board Member Medical Fitness Education Foundation
Preferred Provider Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation
Creator of Education Courses For The Following Organizations:
Medical Fitness Education Foundation
Alzheimer’s Research And Prevention Foundation
National Federation Of Personal Trainers
Fitness Learning Systems
Media: (Radio, Blogs, Fitness Industry Publications, Medical Association Publications)
MS Gym Podcast
MS & Me Radio – The MS Gym Radio Show
Medical Fitness Network Webinar Host / Expert
Medical Fitness Network Expert Author
America Breast Cancer Association
Friends Of Parkinson’s
Warrior For God
There you go team. This is who you are dealing with!
Again, thank you, I love you, and I am honored to be walking with you.
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