As someone who is coming to grips with the fact that I’m now firmly in my mid-40s, I want to feel healthy, active, joyful and vibrant for as long as I possibly can – so it’s time to get serious about taking care of my whole self: body and soul. And that’s the journey Season 2 of the Mother of Reinvention podcast will be taking us on together, talking about things like functional medicine, nutrition, fitness, mental health, spirituality and more. Today’s expert, Dr. Vonda Wright, is an orthopedic surgeon and an expert on active aging and mobility as well as the author of several books on the topic of staying healthy, mobile, and vital as we move into our 40s, 50s, and beyond.
Our conversation today is full of practical and encouraging tips you can put into practice right away because they’re simple, sustainable, and intuitive.
About Dr. Wright:
Dr. Vonda Wright is a double boarded orthopedic sports surgeon, internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility, and focused on optimizing personal and professional performance at every age. She serves as the inaugural Chief of Sports Medicine at the Northside Health System in Atlanta.
In addition to her surgical practice, Dr. Wright regularly contributes to national TV shows including “Dr. Oz,” “The Doctors” and the “Today” show. She has been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report, as well as in magazines such as Maxim, Prevention, Fitness, Runner’s World, Best Life, and Arthritis Today and numerous online publications. She serves on the Sharecare Medical Advisory Board, the Atlanta and Pittsburgh Ballet boards and is President-elect of the American Heart Association Atlanta.
Dr Wright has written 4 books on topics surrounding active aging and precision longevity, and also started the private membership community, Ajles. Ajles is dedicated to 40-60+ women who are in the passionate pursuit of the Best in Life.