Updates from EIM

Unique EIM Collaboration Thriving at Ohio State Med Center

October 18, 2022 by Allan Sommer, M.S., ACSM-CEP
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) program was launched in 2015 at The Ohio State University Health and Fitness Center, within the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany. The 25,000-square-foot fitness center includes a warm-water therapy and lap pool, general fitness and studio space. The Philip Heit Center […]
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Exercise is Medicine® at Holy Cross Health — A Physician’s Perspective

September 21, 2022 by Fernando J. Manalac, M.D., MMM
In my everyday sports medicine practice, I have patients of every age who want to improve their exercise habits but just don’t know where to begin. They don’t want to take the 7-10 medications they’re on for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, CHF, COPD, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, depression and anxiety. They feel like […]
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Prescribe to Thrive: EIM at Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

August 24, 2022 by Tammy Rowland, MPH, Pn1, NBC-HWC
The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center (FAFC) at George Mason University, an EIM Community Fitness Collaborator, recently received a $20,000 community grant from Sentara Community Health & Wellness Partnership.  The shared goal is to improve the health of the Prince William County community by reducing the impact of sedentary lifestyles through their Exercise is Medicine® […]
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EIM Partner: Hancock Wellness Center

August 24, 2020 by Cory Hisle, M.S.
The Hancock Wellness Center is owned and operated by Hancock Health, a not-for-profit hospital in Greenfield, IN. Hancock Health’s mission statement is “to be a caring community partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.”  We try to embody this mission statement in every program […]
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Community Care Clinic of Rowan County

October 22, 2019 by Jenn West
The Community Care Clinic of Rowan provides medical services at no cost to low income, uninsured adult residents living at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (currently $23,540 for individual and $48,500 for a family of four) in Rowan County, North Carolina. These residents experience chronic disease at higher rates than insured residents with […]
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EIM Partner: Park Rx America

July 15, 2019 by Dr. Robert Zarr
Exercise is Medicine® is proud to announce it's new partnership with Park Rx America!     Park Rx America is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate health professionals about the benefits of prescribing nature and to provide an electronic platform through which registered health professionals can easily locate and prescribe visits to nearby nature-rich […]
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EIM Greenville Testimonial

May 9, 2019 by Lee Ann Ragsdale
"At 296 pounds I did not enjoy life. I had no energy or desire to do anything, and I forced myself out of bed just to go to work every day. When my doctor suggested the Exercise is Medicine program, I was interested but I couldn’t say I was thrilled. However, I knew something had to give and […]
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Augusta Health Fitness: Cancer Rx

March 20, 2019 by Sharon Spalding, Cancer Exercise Specialist
Stop by the medical fitness space of Augusta Health on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons, and you may be surprised to see and hear some of the participants. They might be moving slowly, or they may be going at a brisk pace. They could have lost their hair or have a pretty scarf on their head.  […]
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