HealthSense Update

Human motion is enjoying an evening walk. Lifting your grandchild. It's getting back to work. Running the distance, playing your best game. Turn to the experts in Human Motion Services at CoxHealth to help keep you active.
Step into a running program
Running, or jogging, is a great exercise to add to your routine. If you've never run before, the thought of running miles at a time may be intimidating. Nancy Lillich, group exercise manager at CoxHealth Fitness Centers, explains how to start a running program in this HealthSense podcast.
Podcast: How to start a personal running program

More than 200,000 people have trained for distance running using the Jeff Galloway Run-Walk-Run method, and now Galloway is bringing his program back to Springfield thanks to CoxHealth Fitness Centers. Join him for a kick-off event:

Tuesday, April 24
6 p.m.
The Meyer Center
3545 S. National Ave., Springfield

After the kick-off, training sessions will be held at 7:30 a.m., Saturdays, April 28 - Oct. 27, at Sequiota Park. More program details

Work doesn't have to be a pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressively painful hand and arm condition caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. Pain can come from overusing or overextending the wrist and is commonly seen in assembly line or desk jobs.  

Podcast: Preventing and treating carpal tunnel syndrome

Get the Athletic Advantage
Athletic Advantage Performance Camps are designed to help athletes in grades 5 through 12 learn basic skills to increase their speed and performance and prevent sports-related injuries.

Participants will receive personalized instruction in:
  • proper warm-up and stretching techniques
  • speed, power and agility drills
  • basic instruction on upper and lower body strength training
  • proper lifting and running techniques
  • injury prevention through stretching, strengthening and body awareness.  
Summer camps will be offered in Springfield, Nixa, Willard, Monett, Aurora and Mt. Vernon. More program details

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Meyer Orthopedic Hospital
Meyer Orthopedic Hospital
CoxHealth has the only orthopedic hospital in southwest Missouri, offering unrivaled care for joint replacement, orthopedic surgery and physical therapy - everything you need to get back in motion. More

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Healthy recipes

Lemon Raspberry Muffins   

These lemon raspberry muffins are great for breakfast or brunch. Make a batch on the weekend, wrap them individually and you have healthy muffins for the week. 


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