Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention – including a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection – as a primary intervention, delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty to prevent, treat and often reverse chronic disease.
The rise in chronic disease and health care spending in the United States is astronomical. With 80% or more of all health care spending in the U.S. tied to treatment of conditions rooted in unhealthy lifestyle choices, lifestyle medicine offers hope as a solution. From the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
As trained movement experts, we utilize Lifestyle Medicine concepts to maximize your healing potential, improve your ability to participate in regular physical activity, manage your pain and set you up to live your healthiest and thrive moving through live!
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What You Eat Matters Handout
August 10, 2022
A healthy diet is essential for good health & nutrition. Eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars and saturated & trans-fats is critical.
August 3, 2022
Mindfulness Practice is paying attention, in the present moment, without judgement. The American Academy of Family Physicians report that two-thirds of appointments are for stress-related causes or symptoms. Stress reduction techniques (especially amongst the elderly) are proven to boost immune function and performance. The mind-body connection is a real thing – they are not separate
The Truth About Water, and How Much You Should Be Drinking
July 28, 2022
By: Dr. Mary Rose Strickland Staying properly hydrated is very important for many functions and tissues of our body to work well. Being hydrated boosts brain performance (including memory, mood, concentration and reaction time), digestion, results in more energy, assists in weight loss or management, can assist in decrease joint pain, aide in heart health