The solution to one of the greatest health problems of the 21st century
Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) is a global health program designed to improve the health and well-being of people in our community through a prescription of physical activity, lifestyle changes and education from physicians and healthcare providers. EIM is committed to establishing physical activity as a standard in health care and is integral in the prevention and treatments of diseases.
Greenville Health System in partnership with the YMCA of Greenville, the USC School of Medicine Greenville and the American College of Sports Medicine, offers the Exercise is Medicine® program through physicians and healthcare providers to reduce the progression of chronic diseases.
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Exercise is Medicine® is a multiphase, comprehensive 12-week medically based program for adults experiencing
at-risk chronic health conditions such as hypertension, obesity, hyperlipidemia or hypercholesterolemia. Through EIM,
participants learn how to reduce their risks and improve their overall health by adapting healthy behaviors that include
exercise and movement. Upon completion of the 12-week program, participants are encouraged to continue in EIM in
the maintenance program.
The initial 12-week multiphase intervention program is $199. Financial assistance is available at the YMCA locations.
SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT:
- The onboarding appointment consists of a noninvasive, comprehensive wellness assessment; tour of the facility;
engagement with an EIM-credentialed professional, and setting of realistic and attainable goals and expectations.
- Well-trained, caring staff members ensure Exercise is Medicine® participants have the knowledge and tools to make
lifestyle changes, incorporate movement into daily life, offer a better quality of life and reduce the progression of