Welcome

1. Welcome

Welcome to the Healing Moves Foundation website! Our organization recognizes that being physically active is one of the most important steps that people of all ages and abilities can take to improve their health and quality of life.  The...
Exercise is Medicine

2. Exercise is Medicine

    The Healing Moves Foundation has joined the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine™ network in an effort to promote physical activity as part of a patient’s...

NV Governor Sandoval Joins Healing Moves to Celebrate “Exercise is Medicine” Month

Governor Brian Sandoval and the State of Nevada have joined the Healing Moves Foundation to celebrate Exercise is Medicine™ Month.  The Governor’s Proclamation is a Call to Action encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients.  Regular physical activity is indeed a powerful prescription, with great potential to improve the health of all Americans.

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Physical Activity for People with Asthma

 While exercise may be an asthma trigger for some people, research indicates that it is possible to build up tolerance to physical activity over time, making an attack less likely.  In addition to reducing the risk of developing many other diseases, appropriate exercise can help individuals with asthma maintain a healthy body weight, boost immunity, reduce stress, sleep better and feel more energized.  The key is to keep one’s asthma under control through proper treatment and precautions. (more…)

Exercising with Low Back Pain

Exercising with Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common medical complaints in the world.  Don’t let low back pain get you down!  A well-designed exercise program can help speed recovery from low back pain, reduce pain levels, and possibly prevent reinjury.  In fact, regular physical activity is superior to spine therapy at helping people cope with back pain and at keeping it under control!  The key to maximizing the benefits of exercise is to follow a well designed program that you can stick to over the long-term. (more…)

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