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- A veteran’s fitness and recovery program in Boca Raton, Florida called the Gray Team has helped hundreds of veterans over the past seven years to improve both physical and mental health by using personalized training, camaraderie, community outings, and a variety of specialized machines.
- The program features machines that use infrared light, lasers, and sound waves intended to relieve stress, heal mental and physical wounds, and help vets sleep without the use of pharmaceuticals. It aims to get veterans off medication for their mental and physical ailments whenever possible.
- The success of the Gray Team program has shown that effective treatment options are necessary for veterans to overcome physical and mental health challenges, especially considering government statistics highlighting the high risk for suicide among veterans.
Florida Center Harnesses ‘Grey Team’ Technology and Exercise to Help Veterans Overcome PTSD and Other Ailments
Florida’s combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other physical ailments now have a new lifeline. The Semper Fi Fund has partnered with the Florida-based organization Grey Team, which uses a combination of technology and exercise methods to help veterans overcome their mental and physical health challenges.
The Grey Team’s program, called “Warrior Health and Fitness,” focuses on providing personalized health plans that encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and support for mental health challenges. The program also incorporates safe and effective technology, including virtual reality and wearable devices, to improve veterans’ physical and mental performance.
Through their partnership, Semper Fi Fund and Grey Team are working together to provide Florida’s veterans with access to the latest tools and techniques for mental and physical rehabilitation. They hope to make a significant impact on the lives of veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and other physical ailments.
The organizations aim to overcome the stigma around seeking help and encourage veterans to take advantage of their services. Their program offers a welcoming environment for vets to share their stories and build their confidence by working together with the Grey Team.
The Semper Fi Fund and the Grey Team believe that the Warrior Health and Fitness program will help Florida’s veterans find new purpose and meaning in their post-military lives. They hope that the program can be expanded to reach veterans across the country.
The Florida-based Grey Team was founded in 2015 by former Green Beret combat veterans to provide holistic health solutions for veterans. They specialize in helping veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and other physical and mental health challenges.
The Semper Fi Fund, based in Camp Pendleton, California, was founded in 2004 to aid combat wounded, critically ill, and catastrophically injured service members and their families. The organization provides financial assistance, recovery, and rehab programs to those in need and focuses heavily on helping veterans transition back into civilian life.