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What is Strides?

Strides is an exercise program monitored by health professionals with a self-care management focus. Participants work with a team of healthcare professionals including registered nurses, a physiotherapist and an exercise therapist to provide education, exercise and self-management support. Participants are provided with a safe supportive place to build confidence, strength and skills.

Who is Strides for?

Strides is for people living with or at risk for Chronic Conditions including (but not limited to):

  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Disease/COPD/Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke

What are the Benefits of Strides?

  • Reducing further heart attacks - research has shown that attending a cardiac exercise program such as Strides is the most effective treatment for reduction of further heart attacks by as much as 23%.
  • Improved independence
  • Improved balance and strength

What will You Learn?

  • To take control of your chronic condition rather than the condition controlling you.
  • Skills to manage your health condition and maintain an active and healthier life.

Do You Need a Referral?

No. You can refer yourself to the program or you can be referred by your physician or other health care professional.

How to Register:

Please phone the location most convenient to you or ask your health care provider for a referral.

North Battleford
306-446-6404
Primary Health Centre
Lloydminster
306-820-6262
Prairie North Plaza
Meadow Lake
306-236-1579
Meadow Lake Primary Health Centre

Cost:

This program is offered Free of Charge for 12 weeks.

Schedule:

Classes are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Locations:

  • Alex Dillabough Centre, Battleford, SK
  • Prairie North Plaza, Lloydminster, SK
  • Alliance Church, Meadow Lake, SK

Contact:

North Battleford
Phone:  306-446-6404
Fax:  306-446-7368
Lloydminster
Phone:  306-820-6262
Fax:  306-820-6256
Meadow Lake
Phone:  306-236-1579
Fax:  306-236-4355

 

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