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There is no cost for eligible Members of participating health funds to do the program (view).

The internationally published (ref 1, ref 2, ref 3) in home Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight For Life™ program is suitable for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 28 who have knee and / or hip pain and reduced mobility and are motivated to:

  • lose around 5 to 10 kg
  • increase the strength of muscles around their knee and hip joints
  • gently increase physical activity

All the products and tools are delivered directly to the individuals home so the entire program can be done in the comfort of their own home regardless of whether they live in the city or country.

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The program has been expertly researched and developed to integrate:

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5+% weight loss

Proven to significantly to reduce pain and improve mobility.

Strength and Mobility

Targeted strength, balance and mobility exercises to help stabilise joints and improve mobility.

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Gentle exercise plan

Gentle exercise such as walking to help reduce joint stiffness and improve physical function.

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Pain management

Complementary pain management techniques and strategies.

Digital Member Hub

A secure personal web portal to track progress, access great resources and message your support team.

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Monitoring and support

A specialised healthcare team to provide support and guidance via phone, SMS, email, private online message board and post.

The program includes:

The complete Healthy Weight For Life healthy portion eating and lifestyle modification system (view details)

KicStart VLCD meal replacements (view details)

Complete at home Strength, Mobility and Pain Management Kit (view details)

Digital Member Hub - personal online tracking and resource web portal (view details)

Unlimited phone, sms, email and personal message board access to the specialised allied health Care Support Team (view details). 

Information Resources

All the resources you need to do the program will be posted out to you at no cost (following the approval from your health fund) 

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HWFL portion plan resources

For more information visit the Healthy Weight For Life website or call the Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight for Life Team on 1800 226 180.