Active Living & Exercise

Our exercise specialists promote active living and exercise to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Each year EWPCN exercise specialists get almost 1,400 patients moving more in our community. Ask your doctor for a referral to one of our exercise specialists today.

Active living and exercise also helps prevent and manage chronic diseases including arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, hypertension, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, weight issues and more.

Supervised Exercise Program

This 8-10 week class help you gain the skills and knowledge to be able to exercise independently in the community. The excercises and education are based on your health needs and will be adapted based on any limitations. 

Exercise sessions are held at the Terwillegar Recreation Centre or Jamie Platz YMCA and consist of a combination of education, cardiovascular, resistance, flexibility, and adult physical literacy exercises (balance, agility, and integrated movement). 

GLA:D (hip, knee and back) Program

GLA:D  program is an evidence-based treatment program for individuals with persistent and/or recurrent hip, knee and/or back pain that negatively affects their everyday life and function. 

The GLA:D program consists of self-management education classes and exercise therapy. It originated in Demark with results in patient outcomes showing a decrease in pain and an increase in functional ability.

By strengthening muscles and correcting movement patterns, patients can prevent the progression of symptoms and reduce pain.

Prescription to Get Active

This uniquely designed prescription gives healthcare partners the opportunity to discuss the importance of physical activity and grants patients access to community recreation. This motivational tool breaks down barriers and encourages patients to find the right activities for them as they work towards a healthier life.

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