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Physical fitness as preventative treatment

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

In the ongoing debate about health care in our country, much of the discussion is about what happens to an individual after they've suffered an injury or are already dealing with a disease or condition.  All are important topics, but as Ben Franklin once said, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." 

A business in Vermont believes the key to living well is linking medical expertise with fitness. RehabGYM is a facility that uses exercise as a legitimate treatment in health care -- and when applied effectively -- can prevent disease, injury and dependency in aging.

Mike McCune spoke with Sharon Gutwin, a physical therapist and the owner of RehabGYM.

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