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.
What is MedFit Care?
MedFit Care is a telehealth company offering medically necessary exercise prescriptions for consumers and patients nationwide.
A MedFit Care physician will write a medically necessary exercise prescription that can be used to pay for your MedFit Care fitness professional, who understands your unique needs and can work with you to improve your health and quality of life. With your prescription in hand, you are now able to use a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), or your own funds as a medical expense tax deduction, to pay for the services of a qualified medical fitness specialist.
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.