Active living is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Here at the PCN, we offer a number of different active living and exercise services.
Exercise Specialist Initial
A one on one appointment at the PCN with an Exercise Specialist. During this appointment you will discuss your health history, perform a physical evaluation and develop a plan based on your health goals, preferences and current activity.
Introduction to Physical Activity
A two-hour educational class at the PCN led by an Exercise Specialist. Explore ways to add activity into your day, learn about the different types of exercise and make a plan to get started.
Exercise Rehab 101
A two-hour educational class at the PCN led by an Exercise Specialist where you will learn about common muscle and joint conditions. You will be introduced to pain management options, the use of mobility aids and how exercise can decrease pain and improve function.
Supervised Exercise Program
Six weeks (twice weekly) of individually tailored, group exercise training at a City of Edmonton Recreation Centre. Learn aerobic, strength, mobility and balance exercises. Along with how to check and change your exercise difficulty, how to organize your exercise sessions and how to progress your program.
Moving on with Persistent Pain
An 8-week group (once weekly), led by a PCN Exercise Specialist. You will learn ways to manage pain including planning your activities to improve stamina and energy while preventing flare up; exploring the relationship between anxiety and stress and pain levels; learning to set goals to change your lifestyle and decrease pain.
All groups are being held virtually. To find out dates and times for the groups, please click here.
Services at the Edmonton Community Health Hub North require a referral from your family doctor, who is a member of the PCN.
Services at Rundle Health Centre are available to you if you have a T5W, T5A or T5Y postal code. You do not require a referral. You can either call or walk in to book an appointment.