Prevention, wellness, and disease management has moved into the forefront of health over the past decade as research continues to show the significant benefits of lifestyle changes on health. Lifestyle changes, including increased physical activity, can lead to health benefits in those with chronic disease, prevent or manage a number of noncommunicable diseases, and lead to an increased quality of life.
The following information provides a variety of resources to guide you in using these strategies to decrease risk and improve the overall health in the patients and clients you see.
Connect with New Prevention and Health Promotion Hub Community
Check out resources and discussion threads on the topic of prevention and health promotion via APTA's Hub Community, available only to APTA members. Go there.
Physical Fitness and Health
Well To Do Column Series
In recognition of the growing emphasis on physical therapy's role in prevention, wellness, and fitness, PT in Motion's longtime contributor Brad Cooper, PT, MSPT, MBA, MTC, ATC, CWC, shares his expert insights in this monthly online-only column.