The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in May
Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in May.
The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall, which is located at 7875 Montgomery Road. Walkers will meet at The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc booth located in front of Anthropologie near Nordstrom’s inside entrance. New walkers get a free t-shirt and a pedometer to log their steps.
Mercy Health Physician and cardiologist Donald Wayne, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – The Heart Institute locations in Kenwood and Rookwood, leads the Thursday, May 11 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss how to recognize the symptoms of congestive heart failure.
Mercy Health Physician and physical medicine, rehabilitation and pain medicine specialist Aarti Singla, MD, who practices from Mercy Health Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine and Spine locations in Blue Ash, Eastgate, Mason and West Chester, leads the Thursday, May 25 walk from 9-10 a.m. She will discuss nonsurgical treatments for back and neck pain.
Led by a variety of physicians and other health professionals representing a wide array of health, wellness and fitness-related expertise, the walks start with a brief and informative talk on the doctor’s area of specialty before walking.
The program is free and does not require pre-registration.
“The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc series has introduced health-conscious women and men to a wide variety of healthcare professionals who share their knowledge and answer questions. The setting is relaxed and welcoming and also includes the opportunity to get some exercise,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join us!”
Mercy Health - Cincinnati will announce future walks and details will also be available at the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org. If you miss a walk, Mercy Health - Cincinnati is live streaming the walks on its Facebook pages (search for “Mercy Health – Cincinnati”), with the videos also available to watch any time at your convenience.
Walk with a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.
Walk with a Doc is a non-profit organization that encourages healthy physical activity in people of all ages to reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. To learn more, go to www.walkwithadoc.org.