NO commute, NO lengthy wait times, NO sick days lost for quality healthcare
YES to less pain and better life
A quick assessment of your pain, pain areas, pain triggers along with an understanding of your health goals
Set up your physical and mind-body exercise plan made specific to manage pain and meet your health goals
Exercise by yourself or by partnering up, it's easy to stick to a routine and get feedback from your coach
1. A coach to keep an eye out for you and to guide you towards your health goals
2. Driving mindset change towards pain and physical activity by applying best practices from cognitive functional therapy
3. Virtual Exercise programs based on clinically validated methods for exercise therapy
Our health coach stays in the loop as you progress through your program and modifies your exercises as needed.
• No commute
• No waiting for appointments
• No wondering if you’re doing your exercises correctly
Health Coach will educate, motivate and support you to be able to make the changes to manage your lifestyle, diet, stress and anxiety.
Your personalized program on our platform will give you:
• Access to instructional videos
• Chat with your coaches to get feedback
• Track your progress
Yes, Anooka will help you.
Exercise is the first line of defense in managing pain. Use of virtual exercise therapy has been proven in several clinical trials and been recommended as a primary intervention by OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International).
In 2018, An assessment conducted by Health Quality Ontario observed that people reported positive experiences with a structured education and neuromuscular exercise program, feeling that it had strengthened their muscles and reduced their symptoms of stiffness and pain.
Drop us a line at sign up below to see if we can help you, we will get back to you within 24 hours.
An individual trained in helping people with mindset change to adopt healthy lifestyles. Coping with new normal after an injury or a diagnosis of chronic disease can be difficult, health coaches are your guide in navigating you towards a healthier lifestyle to prevent bad health outcomes.
All our health (or Anooka) coaches have a background in Kinesiology, exercise science, certifications in ACSM, some of them licensed physiotherapists and some living with chronic pain due to musculoskeletal conditions.
You will have unlimited chat access with your coach, reach out whenever you need support, motivation, feedback on exercise technique to stay on course. One video meet a month to reassess your progress. Remember, your coach is your biggest supporter, feel at ease to reach out to them. If any exercises increase pain or discomfort stop exercising and do not forget to reach out to your coach for feedback or modifications.
If you are unsure of your condition, you can do a quick self-evaluation here. If you have a pre-existing condition, please check with your doctor if you can perform unsupervised exercises. If your doctor has already cleared or recommended regular exercise, you are at the right place.
Should you have comorbidities such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Chronic Kidney disease, Obesity, Thyroid and chronic cardiovascular, respiratory or metabolic conditions please do inform us.
Should you have any questions on if Anooka is for you, write to us below and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
Yes you can still use the Anooka platform, as long as you can perform exercises without supervision. During our assessment please mention about your pain areas, triggers and we will factor it in when preparing your personalized program.
Generally a mat, 7-8 feet of free area, chair with no wheels is enough for the exercises. Sometimes you may require use of resistance bands. Our exercise programs are tailored to your available equipment at home. If you progress well and need any additional equipment, we will help you find the right equipment. Just drop a line to your health coach and they will be glad to help you.
At Anooka, we use research-informed best practices in developing our programs for you.
We combine two primary clinical approaches -
1. Virtual and internet based exercise therapy along with mind-body activities and pain neuroscience education for chronic joint pain is proven to be effective in reducing pain and increasing mobility in multiple randomized clinical trials conducted in the last 5 years.
2. Partnered exercising modes derived from Köhler effect that has been widely researched to help with weight loss and for women living with pain from Fibromyalgia, where it was proven to be an effective intervention.
Anooka is a lot more than an app that you typically download at an app store.
At Anooka, you get access to another human being who is an expert in coaching, in addition to content and feedback through our technology.
We are currently in private beta.
Drop us a line here to meet with one of our team members. If you qualify, we will have you meet with our coach for 40min to understand better about your pain and functional health goals. Once we prepare a plan for you, we give you access to our web platform.