Exercise is Medicine®:

A Global Health Initiative

Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) is a global health initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that is focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients and referring their patients to EIM Credentialed Exercise Programs and Exercise Professionals.

EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity is integral in the prevention and treatments of diseases and should be regularly assessed and “treated” as part of all healthcare.

EIM IN ACTION

Balance Fitness Provides

Exercise as Medicine for:  Autism, Anxiety/Depression, Asthma, Blood Lipid Disorders, Cancer, COPD, Dementia, Diabetes, Fatty Liver Disease, Frailty, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Low Back Pain, Metabolic Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Weight loss ​

Exercise is Medicine (EIM) strives to integrate physical activity (PA) as a standard in healthcare and promote PA in community settings by linking patients to community resources as a form of a continued care model. 

Balance Fitness is proud to be an American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine Committee Member and a partner in the EIM Mission

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