Bariatric

Our bariatric rehabilitation program is tailored for obese people with medical needs. Most common conditions treated under this program are arthritis, joint pain, fibromyalgia and many other musculoskeletal diagnoses. It targets rehab goals without stress of back or hips or knees. Our program it is also an important component in your weight loss journey.

A program tailored to your prescribed intensity and heart rate may:

  • Improve your lipid profile (decrease your total cholesterol and LDL, and increase your HDL levels)
  • Help control high blood pressure
  • Help control blood sugar levels for diabetics
  • Decrease excess body weight
  • Help in the management of stress
  • Strengthen your heart muscle and lower your resting heart rate
  • Improve the ability to do leisure and work activities with less effort
  • Increase muscle strength
  • Increase stamina
  • Increase your metabolic rate, thus allowing you to burn more calories throughout the day.
  • Allow you to decrease or come off some of medications
  • Improve sex drive
  • Decrease the risk for re-hospitalization or re-occurrence of your heart event. Studies report that there is a 20-25% reduction in mortality for patients that take place in supervised cardiac rehabilitation program.

Our centers in Annapolis and Hagerstown also offer Aqua Therapy. Aqua Therapy provides a safe environment that reduces patient discomfort and the risk of injury. This is particularly beneficial for patients who are weakened due to lack of exercise.

NMS Healthcare professionals work with referring hospitals to make sure appropriate equipment and resources are in place to help each patient reach their optimal level of functioning.

For more information about our programs, please let us know us by visiting our Contact Us page.