Healthy Living

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a critical part of managing a bleeding disorder and HFA is here to help.

The Healthy Living Items Assistance program provides durable medical items (e.g., medical IDs, protective gear, brace, cooling/heating supplies, mobility support) and workout equipment throughout the year to individuals with a diagnosed bleeding disorders.

Visit our Healthy Living resource page to find more information and resources available to you!

Isometric Exercises and Gentle Movements

Learn how to move your muscles while being gentle on your joints. Nancy Durben, a Physical Therapist at Oregon Health and Sciences University, will lead attendees through gentle movements that you can do every day.

Fitness with a Bleeding Disorder: Beyond the Basics

The myriad benefits of exercise have only become clearer over the past several decades. However, as often is the case, the bleeding disorders community has been more careful in adapting to these changes. This session will focus on the “yes, you can’s” not the “no, you can’ts” of exercising with a bleeding disorder.

Learning Central – Joint Health

Rachel Horton, PT, DPT, CSPS shows a variety of exercises with adaptations in a video serious focusing on Joint Health. Learning Central also offers a variety of learning opportunities, including a course focused on Joint Health.