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Orthopedics | Physical Therapeutic Treatments

Exercise Medicine

Overweight and obesity are the major problems seen amongst the youngster of this generation. Several health problems are associated with overweight and obesity, including heart disease and strokes, diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, certain types of cancer, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, fatty liver diseases, kidney diseases, and pregnancy problems, such as high blood sugar during pregnancy, high blood pressure, and increased risk for cesarean delivery (C-section). Gaining a few pounds in a year is not a big deal, but these pounds can add up over time and give birth to unwanted Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s). Exercise is the first and the last medicine you need to get over these Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s).
According to a WHO report, 4.2 million people die due to NCD every year. The movement you make to keep yourself healthy and alive is your new medicine. Incorporating regular exercise into daily activity may prevent the development of cardiovascular diseases and accompanying risk factors. Doing a lot of physical activity is as effective as drugs when it comes to preventing death from diabetes and cardiovascular disease. One can improve its sleep and endurance by adding exercise in their daily schedule. And scientists are working more on obtaining physical activity’s medicinal properties. These days people have become inactive enough and to bring them back to their healthy lifestyle we bring you India’s first ever Exercise Medicine Clinic ~ Körperkraft Medicare Centre.

What is Exercise Medicine?

The vision of exercise is medicine, a global health initiative managed by the Asian College of Exercise and Sports Medicine (ACESM) Malaysia, and now in India with the help of Dr. MD. Majid Khan. The aim of this concept is to make physical activity assessment and promoting a standard in clinical care, connecting health care with evidence-based physical activity resources for people everywhere and of all abilities or with movement limitations.
The physicians and other health care providers are asked to include physical activity when designing treatment plans and to refer patients to evidence-based exercise programs and qualified exercise professionals. It is committed to the belief that physical activity promotes optimal health and is integral in the prevention and treatment of many medical conditions.

Accessible Treatment

We understand the company culture, as we have associated with many companies. We have tailored our physiotherapy treatment & rehabilitation according to the client’s needs. We avoid lengthy exercise programs that include long hours that are not suitable for those who are working in a fast-paced environment. We are offering services according to the lifestyle of an employee. The appointments can be arranged during their working schedule. That means less worry to book an appointment outside of work hours.
Less Investment & Higher Results Providing on-site physiotherapy is very cost-effective for employers at our Korperkraft Medicare Centre. We charge a minimal amount of consultation fees that an employee can self-pay. We have various ways of booking an appointment that includes both online & offline both, which are very easy to access for employees. Corporate Physio by Korperkraft shows a commitment of making your staff healthy and well being at a less cost, which may help employers towards the recruitment and retention of talented employees in the company. This will leads to boost productivity. Thus, looking at your team around you is healthy & happy is itself a crucial business success. And with this in mind, prevention and accessibility to treatment both are highly valuable to both employers and employees.
We work on certain things like solving the issues by the understanding of which workplace habit is causing problems and measures you can take to avoid this. Here, our experts could help you in the identification of employee’s problems and provide the short term and long term both treatment whichever is necessary. If you would like to talk to us about setting up on-site physiotherapy from our Corporate Physio by Korperkraft, we are happy to chat and tell you in detail.

PRESCRIBED EXERCISE IS THE FUTURE MEDICINE

~ Dr. MD. Majid Khan

How does an inactive lifestyle affect your body?

Due to an inactive lifestyle, your body becomes worse; the effects in the human body are-

  • Overweight and Obesity
  • You may lose muscle strength and endurance due to an inactive body.
  • Your bones will loose minerals and gets weaker with time.
  • Your metabolism will decrease as well as your body will have more trouble breaking down fats and sugars.
  • Your immune system becomes weak.
  • Bad blood circulation.
  • Your body might suffer hormonal imbalances.
What are the health risks associated with an inactive lifestyle?
  • Obesity and Overweight
  • Heart Disease and more chances of Stroke
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Certain Cancers, including colon, breast, and uterine cancers.
  • Mental Health Issues like – depression and anxiety.

Sometimes due to this sedentary lifestyle, you can raise the risk of premature death.
Importance of Exercise Medicine
There are numbers of benefits associated with Exercise Medicine, which will help a lot in maintaining fitness. Physical activity can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancer, depression, and falls.
Exercise increases strength and the efficiency of your cardiovascular system to get the oxygen and nutrients to your muscles. It also strengthens up your muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments, allowing you to move. The more you exercise, the more calories you burn, leading towards maintaining a healthy weight as well as decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Overall though, an exercise medicine will make your body move and get your heart rate up and will give you enough motivation to do it regularly.

How we help you with exercise medicine?

How we help you with exercise medicine?:

  • Individually customized program for every client
  • Individual assessment.
  • Physical test
    • One minute Sit-Up test- Blood Pressure- Resting Heart Rate.
    • One minute Pushup test- Random Blood Sugar.
    • Three minutes Step-Up test- Hand Dyna- Height in Centimeters-Weight.
    • Flexibility test- Skin Fold Measurement- Anthropometric Measurement.
    • Body Fat Rating Scale Test.
    • Optimal Fat & Body Weight Measurement.
  • Complete evaluation of report by Dr. Fit Exercise System.
  • Interpretation of Fitness Profile on the basis of-
    • Cardio- Respiratory Profile.
    • Flexibility Test.
    • Abdominal Muscle Endurance Test.
    • Upper Body Muscle Endurance Test.
  • Formulation of a customized exercise program.
  • Checkup after every 1 - 1.5 months.

At Körperkraft we provide consultation in such a way that it helps in determining what medical examinations or procedures, if any are appropriately required for you. We explore your problems and concerns which help in identification of the reason for your discomfort. We provide our patients a welcoming and relaxing environment which helps in leveling down their anxiety

  • We also recommend you basic diet plan designed for your personal self.
  • Exercise as a medicine has been accepted as a success and preventive of many diseases like high cholesterol, various heart problems, etc.
  • Even short term effects of regular exercising are seen on the strength of the brain.

Our vision

To make physical activity and exercise a standard component of a prescription.
To assist our disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm.

Our goals

For health care providers to routinely consider physical activity a vital sign and to discuss with each of their patients their level of physical activity.
For the Physician to either prescribe appropriate physical activity to each patient or to refer the patient to a certified health and fitness professional to get a physical activity prescription.
To put in place a framework for allied health and fitness professionals to work with physicians in implementing the exercise plan.
For the Public to begin to ask for and expect Physicians to discuss physical activity during each office visit.

What is the future of exercise as medicine or exercise medicine?

Dr. Lee says it's time to add physical activity to the list of daily health requirements, such as wearing a seat belt or brushing your teeth. "There really is nothing I can think of where physical activity will not help in terms of disease or function," he says.
Take this prescription: Aim for 30-45 min of moderate physical activity most days of the week, or 5-6 Days a week.
If that seems daunting, start with a few minutes a day, and increase the amount you exercise by five or 10 minutes every week until you reach your goal.

Founder of exercise medicine

Dr. CP Lee is the founder of the exercise as medicine. He currently works at the MS New Symphony Exercise Clinic, Asia College of Exercise and Sports Medicine and is also the CEO of the International Scientific Committee on Exercise Medicine, Chaired by Dr. Jessy Lai.
They are working currently on their new project 'Graded Cool Down Process in Exercise'.

Who is working on ‘Exercise is Medicine’ in India?

Know your Physiotherapist

Dr. MD. Majid Khan (PT)

Founder, Director and Consultant Physiotherapist at Körperkraft Medicare Centre
Post Graduate Diploma In Exercise Medicine- Malaysia
Certified Thera-Band trainer (USA)
Certified Posture Specialist (USA)
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)
Executive member INDIAN SOCIETY OF EXERCISE MEDICINE (ISEM)
Vice President INSTITUTE OF CLINICAL LEARNING AND RESEARCH (ICLR).
Training IAF Air Warriors on Thera-Band Training.
Also achieved awards from INDIAN AIR FORCE (IAF) Officials since 2012, and we are still growing with IAF, training, and learning more and more.

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