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Disease Management Classes

For more information about the disease management programs, contact the Wellness Center at (504) 503-6868. You must have a physician referral to participate.

Fybromyalgia Aquatics Program

This specialty class is designed to improve muscle tone, endurance, and flexibility. Class is done in slow controlled movements along with gentle stretches for the tender points.

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Aquatics Program

This program is designed to address the special needs of individuals who have physical limitations as a result of their disease. This program is conducted in a temperature controlled pool (84 degrees) to help promote flexibility, strength, and endurance, as well as, prevent fatigue.

Joint Wellness Program

The program is available for individuals who have recently completed the physical rehabilitation process following joint replacement surgery. Intended to ensure independence and proper function of the joint. Exercises performed are specific to continually improve strength, balance, stability and flexibility of the replaced joint.

Living Well With Cancer Program

Live Well with cancer is a disease management program built around YOU. Recent studies suggest that regular exercise and appropriate nutrition during and after treatment can have a profoundly positive eff ect on your recovery. This program is designed to fit your needs at every phase of your cancer journey, from diagnosis to survivorship. This unique program combines individualized care, exercise and nutrition as well as support from other cancer patients and survivors.

You will train in small groups with a health fi tness instructor and will have access to our other staff members who can provide assistance and education to address your wellness needs. Our goal is to help you live a healthy, happy life.

Program is $59 and meets three days per week for 6 weeks.

  • Meet with your fi tness instructor on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30am at the Wellness Center.
  • On Fridays, a family member or friend can join you for no extra charge for activities such as yoga, meditation, massage and a nutrition class. Friday classes are from 10:30 to 11:45am and are located at the Wellness Center at 3726 Houma Boulevard.

Parkinson's H20

Participation's address the signs and symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease. The program promotes exercises intended to help with balance and stability, functional strength, postural awareness, flexibility, facial mobility, and cardiovascular endurance.

Last Updated on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:06 PM
 

 

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