Bariatric Surgery Support in Sparta
If you've had bariatric surgery at our La Crosse, Wisconsin, location, exercise physiology services are available closer to home in Sparta. Our exercise physiologist will develop a personalized exercise program which considers your history with exercise, physical limitations and available resources for exercising. You'll learn the three core components of fitness: cardiovascular exercise, strength training and stretching.
Exercise programming is an important part of the bariatric surgery process. Exercise provides a multitude of benefits, including calorie burning action, and a decrease in cardiac risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes. It also been shown to reduce anxiety. These benefits all contribute to increasing the likelihood for successful surgery and better maintained long-term weight loss.
Have questions? Email our team at LABariatrics@mayo.edu.