Fitness Tips

By Jon Stiffler PTA/Sports Center Manager

Fitness Tips

By: Jon Stiffler PTA/Sports Center Manager

How to Calculate How Many Calories you Burn (while walking or running a mile)

Use the following calculations:

Multiply your body weight (in pounds) by .57 for calories burned walking 1 mile.
Multiple your body weight (in pounds) by .72 for calories burned running 1 mile.

For example, if you weigh 200 lbs, you will burn about 114 calories (200 X .57) when you walk a mile,
and about 144 calories (200 x  .72) when you run a mile.

Keeping your blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides in check are important for good heart health. Know your numbers and have them checked regularly.

JOI Rehab

The JOI Sports Center has a program to lose weight and become more fit.  The program can help orthopedic patients who need to lose weight before surgery. Along with treating an injury, the Sports Center at JOI also provides services for athletes to improve their performance in their sport.

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045. Come see us!

 

Where is Telemedicine frequently used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

 

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