This section contains information on how to make a referral as a professional into a service on behalf of a patient e.g. SPARS etc
Many patients need authority to undertake certain forms of exercise dependent on their condition. Therefore, it is critical that as professionals one of the main things you can do is to inform your patient that it is safe to partake in exercise and get moving.
Patients will respond well when you explain that being active has more benefits to their health than simply losing weight. Therefore try to promote the many musculoskeletal health benefits of physical activity, as much as possible.