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Dig DEEP (Diet & Exercise to Ease Pain)

Dig DEEP (Diet & Exercise to Ease Pain)
Healthy Living Center
Ongoing event
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Dig DEEP consultations 

What: You'll see two physicians, a registered dietitian, a physical therapist and a psychologist to develop a comprehensive weight-loss plan. 

When: Thursday mornings 

Where: Healthy Living Center, adjacent to the Dahl Family YMCA in La Crosse 

Cost: Consultations are billed to insurance and are typically covered. Deductibles and copays apply. Some recommendations may not be covered by insurance (e.g., meal replacement options for weight loss). 

Financial questions: Call Nikki Oesterle, financial counselor, at (608) 775-8915

DEEP Dive Health Skills Group 

Your Dig DEEP team will let you know when you are ready to begin this program. 

What: This 12-week program includes group therapy and education with health psychology, informative sessions with our registered dietitian. This group provides support and accountability as well as evidence-based therapies and education.    

Where: Tune in from home or join in person at the Healthy Living Center. Virtual meetings are held via the WebEx platform. Phone, tablet or computer required to join virtually. The WebEx app is free.  

Cost: Health skills sessions are charged to insurance (co-pays and deductibles apply). 

Financial questions: Call Nikki Oesterle, financial counselor, at (608) 775-8915

Perks: Free and unlimited access to the YMCA during the 12-week class 

What DEEP Dive participants have accomplished

Of participants who completed the initial DEEP Dive 12-week program: 

  • 89% lost an average of 9 pounds, with one participant losing 25 pounds
  • 100% improved their walking distance 
  • 89% improved their mobility on functional testing 
  • 78% improved their flexibility 

Dig DEEP recommends...

The Dig DEEP team is proud to partner with the Y to develop and promote programming dedicated to individuals with physical limitations, chronic pain and/or extra weight. We'll help you determine which Y offerings are the best options for beginning or returning exercisers with chronic health conditions. Here are a few class options: 


If you're ready for an innovative approach to pain control and weight loss, contact Dig DEEP today

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Weight Loss (Non-Surgical)


*Consultations and health skills sessions are billed to insurance.

This event is ongoing.
Healthy Living Center

1140 Main Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
United States

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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