Our Patients’ Motivations & Life-Changing Results

We recently surveyed the active patients currently enrolled in our virtual lifestyle health coaching and personalized orthopedic wellness program to find out why they joined and what they loved about Prescribe FIT.

The infographic (click to enlarge) and article below summarize the results:

Prescribe FIT Patient Optimization Results Infographic

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Here’s an overview of the results of this patient survey:

What are patients’ motivations for joining Prescribe FIT?

Let’s dive into the top 10 reasons why patients initially join our program:

  1. To Lose Weight: 83% of patients join Prescribe FIT with the primary goal of losing excess weight.
  2. To Improve Mobility: 59% seek to enhance their mobility through the program.
  3. To Improve Joint Health: 57% are motivated to improve the health of their joints.
  4. To Reduce Pain: 47% are seeking relief from the pain their experiencing.
  5. Because Their Doctor Said to: 40% are influenced by their healthcare provider’s recommendation.
  6. To Live Longer: 36% of patients are thinking about longevity.
  7. To Improve Lifestyle: 34% are hoping to get up and down stairs more easily, 21% wish they had more energy, 20% want to be able to play with their kids/grandkids/pets again, 18% want to travel again, and 16% want to improve their sleep.
  8. To Improve Other Health Issues: 28% want to improve other non-orthopedic or non-musculoskeletal health issues.
  9. To Prepare for Surgery: 21% started the program to prepare for surgery.
  10. To Recover from Surgery: 15% started the program to recover from surgery.

Interestingly, almost half (47%) of the patients had undergone surgery before joining Prescribe FIT, 12% had surgery while they were in the program, and 32% opted for the non-surgical treatment path in hopes of avoiding future surgeries. Of those who had surgery, 53% were total knee replacements and 22% had hip replacements.


What results have Prescribe FIT patients experienced?

The outcomes speak volumes about the efficacy of Prescribe FIT:

  • Weight Loss: 89% of participants successfully shed pounds and reduced their BMI by as much as 133lbs and 20.5 BMI points.
  • Pain Reduction: 82% of patients experiencing severe pain witnessed a reduction in just 30 days.
  • Improved Mobility: 81% of patients reported enhanced mobility, 50% said they are walking more often, and 42% said they are able to walk further thanks to Prescribe FIT.
  • Nutrition Improvements: From increased water intake (74%) to better eating habits (73%) and improved portion control (69%), patients are making significant strides toward healthier lifestyles.
  • Feeling Better: 39% of patients said they simply feel better, 36% said they had more energy, and 30% said their mood had improved.
  • Enhanced Self-esteem: 52% of patients said clothes are fitting better, 33% experienced a boost in self-esteem, and 37% received compliments from friends, family, and healthcare providers.
  • Other Small Wins: 21% said they are sleeping better, 14% decreased stress, 14% lowered their A1C, and 7% eliminated medications.


What do patients love about our Virtual Lifestyle Health Coaching?

Patients truly appreciate the personalized support offered by virtual lifestyle health coaching. Here’s what they love the most:

  • Health Coach’s Attitude: Rated 4.65 out of 5 stars for their coach’s positive demeanor.
  • Health Coach’s Encouragement: Scored 4.62 for their motivational support.
  • Personal Connection: Earned a rating of 4.48 for the meaningful connections between patients and their coaches.
  • Guidance: Patients rate their health coach’s general advice as 4.47 stars.


What do patients love about our Remote Monitoring Technology?

Our patients love our innovative and easy-to-use remote monitoring technology. Here’s what they like the best:

  • Messaging My Health Coach in the App: Rated 4.12 out of 5 for its effectiveness in facilitating communication.
  • Prescribe FIT Smart Scale: Garnered a rating of 4.09 for its accuracy and convenience.
  • Syncing the App to Scale: Rated 4.05 for its seamless integration.
  • Educational Pathways: Patients rated our health education content a 3.89 out of 5 stars.


Prescribe FIT stands out for its unique approach, combining innovative technology with personalized coaching and behavioral science. By focusing on nutrition, physical activity, and lifestyle modifications, Prescribe FIT helps patients reduce pain, improve mobility, and achieve sustainable weight loss.

In conclusion, the overwhelmingly positive feedback from patients underscores the effectiveness and value of the Prescribe FIT program. With its holistic approach to orthopedic wellness, Prescribe FIT is empowering individuals to take control of their health and embrace a lifestyle of well-being. As the leader in orthopedic patient optimization, Prescribe FIT is transforming healthcare, one patient at a time.

Published on February 28, 2024