I am honored to be a part of the Medical Fitness Network Professional Group team.
Lisa Dougherty's passion and dedication is what attracted me to MFN. She is inspiring and has created an organization that will improve the health and care of many people dealing with medical issues and more. Here is a description from the MFN website:
"The Medical Fitness Network (MFN) is a free online resource directory for people to locate fitness & allied healthcare professionals who provide services for those with chronic disease/medical conditions, including but not limited to: Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Cancer, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease, Mental Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Respiratory Disease, Stroke and women’s health issues including pre & postpartum care."
The MFN MissionThe MFN believes that exercise is valuable for those with chronic health & medical conditions. Developing a plan for a regular exercise & wellness program can be difficult for these people; The MFN mission is to improve the quality of life for those with chronic medical conditions or who need pre or postnatal care help by connecting them to fitness & healthcare professionals with an interest and background in the treatment and rehabilitation of various diseases and medical conditions.
The MFN donates its services as a national database management company to medical, health organizations that do not offer resources for locating fitness & allied healthcare professionals interested in working with their populations.
The MFN helps market on their behalf to create and maintain a registry for the following professionals: acupuncturists, chiropractors, dietitians, fitness/yoga, health & wellness coaches, massage therapists, mental health professionals, and physical therapists.
The MFN also works with consumer-based magazines for community outreach to promote this network.