How are your joint’s feeling? Do you hobble when you stand up? How about move more hesitantly that you used to? You may be suffering from joint degeneration and you may need help. In some cases the help you need does not come from a syringe or a scalpel and replacement, but from retraining. Can physical therapy help you regain your mobility? Let’s find out together. Call our care coordinators …Read More
“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death” Check out Sitting Is the New Smoking: Ways a Sedentary Life is Killing You. Want to make a change for your health? Does joint pain discourage you? We want to help you make life changing progress on your goals this year. While you may have already scoured Pinterest for …Read More
Knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, manifesting in pain and limited mobility for over 20 million individuals in the US (a number expected to double over the next 20 years) is definitively linked to weight in a set of 14 recent studies. Subgroups showed that obesity is an independent predictor of knee OA risk regardless of any other factor. Check your BMI.
Setting goals is tricky business. We have all been there before. We have all set that health goal to lose weight, to exercise, to drink more water, to… but then we so easily slip back to old habits. Can this year be different for you, for me? YES! This can be the year, the 12 months, the 366 days (Surprise, it’s a leap year) in which we make a change …Read More
Avnew Health is taking the MOVEMBER challenge to MOVE for your health. TAKE THE CHALLENGE: Track the days that you move for your health for 30 minutes with this . Then, add comments and share images to our CAN YOU MOVE 30? facebook post to be entered to win a Fitbit in December.
55% of this pilot group are engaging in Avnew Health educational materials! Click ESFR Pulse Report – Month 3 (10.12.15) 8.5×11 to check out the markers for this joint care management pilot.
13% of ESFR members have used Avnew Health to screen and rate their joint pain and lifestyle health in the last two month period. The national average for employee wellness program participation is 19% yearly*. We are very pleased to offer 13% in the first two months! Check out more markers here: ESFR Pulse Report – Month 2 (8.31.15) 8.5×11 final
We are happy to welcome Eastside Fire and Rescue as a pilot partner! 7% of you have already screened for joint dysfunction! Way to take action against joint pain! We are excited to get you moving pain free! Watch your inboxes for more.
Check out this new study on the link between food and osteoarthritis.