What is the Wellness Program?
Our Wellness Program is perfect for patients concerned with their overall health or with a desire to improve their fitness level to help conditions like Diabetes, High Colesterol, or High Blood Pressure, or Weight Loss.
Appletree’s Wellness Program takes into consideration all ongoing health concerns and focuses on improving your overall fitness and quality of life. Our health experts will develop a tailored Exercise and Diet Program that aligns with your health objectives.
Improve Your Overall Health
Our team of health professionnals will evaluate your current lifestyle and make recommendations that will help improve your overall health.
Your custom Wellness Plan will include aerobic fitness, strength training, balance training, core exercises, flexibility as well as dietary advice.
Follow-up appointments with the technician and physician will help you stick to the plan or make changes as needed.
Who may benefit from the Wellness Program?
- Patients with difficulties selecting what exercises are best suited for them
- Patients with Diabetes
- Patients with High Cholesterol
- Patients with High Blood Pressure
- Patients who require Weight Loss
What to expect at your appointment
During your appointment, the Technician will review your history and record some basic measurements such as height, weight, waist circumference, and blood pressure. Your activities and diet will also be reviewed with the technician. The physician will then assess your situation and develop an action plan that addresses your medical concerns.
After your appointment
You will be provided with a follow up appointment prior to leaving the clinic. We will also provide you with online access to all of your medical results and reports, through our secure and confidential Patient Portal.
Questions You May Have
Why is Appletree Medical Group offering a Wellness Program?
Our goal is to improve the overall health of our patients. Regular exercise and a good diet have been shown to:
- Reduce the risk of heart disease
- Manage weight
- Lower blood cholesterol
- Lower the risk of Type II Diabetes
- Lower blood pressure
- Reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis
- Reduce the risks of falls in seniors
Are there any costs associated with the Wellness Program?
The cost of the visit with the physician is covered by OHIP. The technician may make recommendations for compression stockings depending on individual health history which can be purchased from the centre.
How long is the appointment?
Typically the appointments – both Initial Visit and Follow Ups – are booked for 30 minutes. This provides us with enough time to review the recommendations and learn how to properly complete the recommended exercises.