MET 101 Tip 18 - What Conditions Will I See as an MES?


In "MET 101 Ebook Tip 18," the discussion pivots to the expanding scope of conditions Medical Exercise Specialists are increasingly managing in their practices. This session of the video series sheds light on the evolution of medical exercise services, highlighting not only the common conditions such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, and hypertension but also more complex and less frequently encountered conditions like cancer, closed head injuries, amputations, and organ transplants. The video underscores the importance of medical exercise specialists in addressing a broad spectrum of health issues, reflecting the growing need for specialized exercise interventions in management of chronic and post-surgical conditions.

Key points from the video include:

Diverse Range of Conditions: Emphasizes the wide array of conditions that medical exercise specialists encounter, from common issues like low back pain and obesity to more exotic conditions.

Growth of Medical Exercise Services: Notes the exponential growth in the variety of conditions managed through medical exercise since 1994, highlighting the evolving role of exercise in healthcare.

Community and Collaboration: Encourages medical exercise professionals to share their experiences with unusual conditions, fostering a community of practice that supports the development of best practices and standards.

Need for Resources and Guidelines: Acknowledges the scarcity of resources and guidelines for managing less common conditions, stressing the importance of collaboration among professionals in the field.

"MET 101 Ebook Tip 18" serves as a vital reminder of the critical role that medical exercise specialists play in the healthcare continuum, offering tailored exercise programs to clients with a wide range of medical conditions. The video not only highlights the diversity of conditions that specialists may encounter but also the importance of community, collaboration, and continuous learning in this rapidly evolving field.

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