Exercise | weight | physical activity | health | wellness
Exercise although crucial can be quite difficult for children with Prader-Willi Syndrome. As important as good nutrition is in avoiding weight gain, exercise should start early and become a normal part of life. Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome tend to be a lot more sedentary than their peers of like age. Building incidental physical activity into your daily routine and to make exercise fun in the form of play. There are many activities both therapeutic and mainstream that your child may enjoy.
You may wish to seek the services of an Exercise Physiologist. The aims of exercise physiology interventions are to prevent or manage acute, sub- acute or chronic disease or injury, and assist in restoring one’s optimal physical function, health or wellness. This intervention is exercise-based and include health and physical activity education, advice and support and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change.