Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Doctors write ‘park prescriptions’ to get patients moving

Here is your RX - take one of these daily!
Get Outside!
Dr. Conrad Sichler prescribed something the other day that his patient couldn’t get at the local pharmacy.  He told the middle-aged man, stressed and long overdue for a vacation, to go for a walk in the woods.

"To me, it was a nature prescription,” says Sichler, a family physician and psychotherapist with Sweet Medicine Integrative Health Centre in Burlington.
Read the entire article here.
For more information about the Virginia State Parks 75th anniversary celebration, visit visit this awesome website for more outside ideas
BRFAL Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist wants you to get outside and get involved! Don't forget to take your camera, water bottle and bug spray.

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