According to the CDC these are the most recent statistics on obesity:
Nearly 100 million Americans are obese or overweight.
325,000 deaths per year are attributed to obesity.
Healthcare costs were $147 billion in 2008 and are projected to be over $300 billion more recently.
Obesity costs an individual $1,429 more in medical costs compared to a person in an acceptable weight range.
Obesity is a d condition that can effect an individual both physically and mentally. In most cases the condition leads to shortness of breath, chronic diseases, joint pain, and loss of function. Activities that are taken for granted like getting dress can soon become painful and exhausting.
So how can SBCPT help?
Physical therapy has been proven to decrease pain, improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and most importantly quality of life! Our office can assist you with prevention methods, get you moving pain free and nutritional counseling. Come stop by so our team can help get you started to the quality of life you deserve.