ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V65.41

Exercise counseling

Diagnosis Code V65.41

ICD-9: V65.41
Short Description: Exercise counseling
Long Description: Exercise counseling
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V65.41

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (V60-V69)
      • V65 Other persons seeking consultation without complaint or sickness

Information for Patients

Exercise and Physical Fitness

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help

  • Control your weight
  • Lower your risk of heart disease
  • Lower your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Lower your risk of some cancers
  • Strengthen your bones and muscles
  • Improve your mental health and mood
  • Improve your ability to do daily activities and prevent falls, if you're an older adult
  • Increase your chances of living longer

Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first. But even ten minutes at a time is fine. The key is to find the right exercise for you. It should be fun and should match your abilities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Are You Getting Too Much Exercise?
  • Dance Your Way to Fitness
  • Exercise clothing and shoes
  • Exercise, lifestyle, and your bones
  • Exercises to help prevent falls
  • Exercising on a budget
  • Give your heart a workout
  • How to avoid exercise injuries
  • How to avoid overheating during exercise
  • How to Take Your Heart Rate (Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Indoor fitness routine
  • Learn to love exercise
  • Make time to move
  • Outdoor fitness routine
  • Physical activity
  • Working with a personal trainer
  • Yoga for health

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