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The First Step Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to helping those with spinal cord, neurological, and related disorders. Our mission is to provide access to the BARWIS Neurological Reengineering elite recovery program via training scholarships. With our help, those with disabilities can regain movement and mobility, allowing them to take the first step towards a better life.


At the First Step Foundation, our mission revolves around the transformative Neurological Reengineering program developed by BARWIS. This innovative approach utilizes cutting-edge BARWIS BARWIS-applied scientific Techniques and Methods to enhance neuromuscular activation and control, aiding individuals in regaining motor function. Our experienced strength coaches employ hands-on methods to re-establish and create pathways, elevating neural stimulus and motor control. This forms the core of our injury recovery programs, helping the brain relocate, activate, and control muscle fibers.

Who is this Program For?

Our Neurological Reengineering Program caters to individuals facing various challenges:

  • Neuromuscular Injuries & Disorders

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Stroke Victims

  • Combat Injuries & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Our hands-on, experienced staff is dedicated to assisting the brain in relocating, activating, and controlling muscle fibers through applied methods, fostering the recovery journey.

Scholarship Opportunities

We are dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities to individuals with spinal cord, neurological, and related disorders. Our scholarships provide access to the BARWIS Neurological Reengineering elite recovery program, which can help with movement and mobility. We want to make sure that everyone has the chance to achieve their goals, and our scholarships are just one way we do that.

Training and Development

We are unwavering in our commitment to propel the boundaries of modern training and push the forefront of training and rehabilitation in spinal cord, neurological, and related disorders. Our dedicated team actively keeps pace with the latest advancements in the field, tirelessly seeking novel and innovative approaches to make a meaningful impact on those in need.


As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of our donors to fund training scholarships and advanced resources. We are committed to transparency and accountability, and we work hard to ensure that every dollar donated to our organization goes directly to those who need it most.



Help Us Make a Difference

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