IMPROVING COMMUNITY WELLNESS

Physical activity can positively affect over 30 chronic conditions, making it the best deterrent of chronic disease in primary and secondary prevention.

While Covid accentuated poor heath conditions in some, they were prevalent long before Covid. 

The Good News: Physical activity can positively affect over 30 chronic conditions, making it the best deterrent of chronic disease in primary and secondary prevention.

Health Statistics for adults in the U.S. 

  • 50-60% have at least one chronic disease; 25-40% have two or more.
  • Almost 40% are clinically obese.
  • Hypertension affects over 100 million.
  • Over 30 million have Type 2 diabetes.
  • Osteoarthritis affects over 30 million. It’s thought everyone over 60 has at least 1 joint affected.
  • Cardiovascular disease is responsible for almost 1 in every 4 deaths.

If you, a family member, or friend has health issues of concern, call our New Orleans Healing Center location at 504-754-1101 or fill out the quick form below to request an appointment to discuss your goals and to learn more about the support available to you.

The benefits of exercise and fitness are well-documented, with numerous health benefits across all ages and medical conditions. And now with MedFit Care, medical fitness has become more accessible and affordable.

Downtown Fitness Center is a member of the MedFit Care program, a well-educated, highly reputable network of fitness professionals having completed specialized courses covering one, or more, specific chronic medical conditions. This gives us the expertise to work with clients with specific medical fitness needs. 

MedFit Care promotes the role of fitness training in the management of chronic disease through the application of exercise prescription. Telehealth consultation is utilized to facilitate comprehensive and evidence-based prescriptions and provide access to qualified medical fitness specialists via the MedFit Network for collaborative and professional utilization of the exercise prescription. Through appropriate exercise prescription, MedFit Care helps maximize all financial resources for utilization of fitness as an avenue for disease management.