Specialist Weight Management Service
Heart Care is also a provider for the Council-led Specialist Weight Management Service within Walsall. Two of our Exercise Physiologists provide healthy eating and physical activity advice as part of the multi-disciplinary team, which also includes a Consultant and Psychology/Counselling, which are available if required.
The course runs for 24 weeks and includes;
- 12 weekly one-to-one appointments to discuss Healthy eating and lifestyle modification
- 2 x weekly free exercise sessions at the unit. These exercise sessions are supervised by our Exercise Physiology team and the program will be tailored to suit any individual need or comorbidity.
- Regular body weight and measurements to monitor success
- Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure assessment
Patients with a Body Mass Index of 35 or more are eligible to attend the program and can be referred through their GP or Consultant.