Bariatric Exercise Program

The mission of the Bariatric Exercise Program is to meet the challenges of the obese patient who wishes to learn effective exercise without stress of back or hips or knees.

  • The mission of the Bariatric Exercise Program is to meet the challenges of the obese patient who wishes to learn effective exercise without stress of back, hips or knees.
  • At GBMC equipment and furniture is available to accept patients with morbid obesity. The program will include weigh-ins.
  • The intention will be to complement goals set up by physicians at GBMC with specialties in bariatrics.
  • Emphasis will be placed on teaching the patient to transition to regular exercise at home or health club and to make exercise part of a routine and rewarding.
  • Any activity of daily living issues for self-care, work or community will also be addressed.
  • Patients with associated lymphedema may be additionally eligible for the comprehensive Lymphedema Management Program.

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