Health &Wellness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body
IT’S IMPORTANT TO KEEP MOVING!
“If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” (Lewis CB 47th Mary Mcmillan Lecture) “The problem is, how do we get our patients to take the exercise
strong evidence that our medical doctors should continue to be advising this for anyone at risk of chronic, non-communicable disease, and functional problems. At Advantage Rehab we have incorporated the AFIT: (Adult Functional Independence Test) into our clinic. It is a non- invasive and pain-free screen that is a one-on- one assessment with a PT. We then work with the patient on suggestions on how to begin an exercise program. Give us a call if you’d like to learn more about this or to get started.
BARB ULMER DPT
pill?” A survey by the ACSM indicates that 60% of patients report that they would be “more likely to start a physical activity program if advised to do so by their health care provider.” There iswww.advantagerehabinc.net
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