Back To The Gym Safely

Healthplex’s very own Montage Wellness Center was featured in the Monterey County Herald. Read the article Below:

 

This time of year tends to inspire good intentions for adopting healthier habits, like returning to the gym. During 2021 as gyms began to reopen, many of us sought reassurance that it was safe to do so after the COVID pause.

Just as important, though, is being safe from a fitness standpoint, given the lack of physical activity that many of us experienced during the height of the pandemic. “Most area gyms, including our Wellness Centers, have long followed COVID protocols as set out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Monterey County to protect members,” says Christopher Range, general manager of Montage Wellness Centers in Marina and Salinas.

Range, who has a master’s degree in sports science and is a certified strength and conditioning coach, says that COVID protocols for gyms include spacing equipment further apart, social distancing, wearing a mask, wiping down equipment before and after use, and limiting the size of group exercise classes.

He notes that those who have been out of the exercise habit, or those who are new to exercising, should check with their doctors before embarking on an exercise regime. “None of this means you shouldn’t get back to the gym and exercise, it just means that there may be modifications you need to make to do it safely,” he says.

After an absence of nearly 10 years, 60-year-old Sunil Pasala, along with his wife, rejoined Montage Wellness Center in Marina in August 2021.

“We were members for about four months, but got sidetracked and stopped going,” says Pasala, a computer programmer and application developer at CSU-Monterey Bay. After being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2003, and suffering two heart attacks and undergoing open heart surgery in 2018, his doctor, cardiologist and his wife agreed that regular exercise were necessary if Pasala wanted to live a long, healthy life.

“Because of medications and diabetes, along with inactivity, I had lost a lot of muscle mass and strength,” Pasala says. “I wanted to rebuild before it was too late or too advanced. I felt comfortable with the COVID protocols, but was concerned about injuring myself.”

As with all new and returning Wellness Center members, he underwent health, functional and mobility assessments, and decided to work with a personal trainer. Coincidentally, his trainer Zach Thomas is a graduate of CSUMB, earning a certification from the American College of Sports Medicine in November
2020.

“Sunil was my first client at the Wellness Center,” Thomas says. “We designed a program around his goals and assessment results, and he’s made amazing progress in just a few months.” Pasala completed his training with Thomas in late October and works out at the center at least four times a week. He and his wife also attend his core workout classes twice a week. “Sunil was ready to go on day one and is always willing to put in the work,” Thomas says.

“Zach helped me progress slowly and safely,” says Pasala. “I went from doing leg presses with 40 pounds to 150 pounds and leg curls with 30 pounds to 100 pounds. I enjoy working out and can see that I am regaining upper and lower body strength, muscle mass and better health.”

Pasala isn’t the only one who has returned to the gym, either.

“We’re seeing a two-fold increase in personal training at our facilities,” says Range. “People have said they really need to learn how to exercise safely and in a way that they get the most out of it.” If you’re thinking about joining or rejoining a gym, Range offers three suggestions that could increase the likelihood that you’ll stick with it.

  • Choose a location within 5 to 7 miles of home or work or along the route you travel.
  • Tour the facility to make sure you’re comfortable with the people who work and work out there, that their strength training and cardio equipment is in good working order, and passes the eye and smell test for cleanliness.
  • Make sure they offer options that you enjoy, such as swimming and group fitness classes.

In case you need one more reason to get back to the gym, Range points out that inactivity is a risk factor for many conditions, including severe COVID-19.

He cites a Kaiser Permanente Medical Center study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that strongly associates regular physical activity with reduced odds for severe COVID-19 among infected adults, which stated, “Study participants who consistently met the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for physical activity had lower odds of being hospitalized, requiring ICU admission or dying from COVID than those who were inactive. Even activity levels that did not meet
the guidelines were shown to reduce risk.”

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise five days a week, or 20 minutes of vigorous exercise three days a week. Moderate exercise intensity is equivalent to a brisk walk or moderate bike ride, while vigorous exercise intensity is equivalent to uphill bike riding or jogging.

“Infection control is critical across Montage,” Range says. The hot tub, spa and steam rooms remain closed at the time of this writing. “As with many fitness facilities, proof of vaccination is not required to work out, but a vast majority of our members are vaccinated. All in-person staff throughout the Montage system are fully vaccinated.”

“Regular physical activity is now a big part of my life,” says Pasala. “I know that I am improving my health, level of fitness and quality of life. And it’s something I really enjoy.”

Melanie Bretz lives in Monterey and has written on a wide range of topics, including health care, during a writing career spanning more than 30 years.

Mission Fitness Visits Aphasia Center

One of the biggest differences between a medical fitness center and a gym is that medical fitness centers focus on the overall wellness of the community. HPA’s Mission Fitness located in Odessa, TX is an important component of the West Texas community. They recently visited the Aphasia Center of West Texas. The communication challenges of aphasia usually follow brain injury such as stroke. The fitness center was able to provide attainable exercises for people with aphasia.

 

 

 

 


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

Bridget’s Story

The basic idea behind the Medical Wellness Center is to shift the focus of health care from “sickness” to “health” and to provide physicians a place/program for patient referral to continue their change in lifestyle. This lifestyle change has an emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion. Bridget’s Story below from Healthplex’s Wellness Center of URMC shows the clinical benefits of having a wellness center as part of the continuum of care.

 

Life Has Proven to Me How Exercise is the Medicine Which Continually Rewards

 

My name is Bridget Rogers. I’ve been married 12 years and have two incredible children.

 

I was in an automobile accident in 2007.  My neck broke, causing nerve root avulsion to my right bicep and anterior deltoid. With limited use of my right arm, I’ve had intermittent occupational and physical therapy to resist the unavoidable atrophy.

The last round of PT I underwent with the Physical Therapy Department of URMC was nearly five years ago.  Once introduced to the Wellness Center right next door, I was instructed on how to properly utilize a variety of machines to target specific parts of my body needing the work.  I experienced Aquatic Therapy which further advanced my recovery of strength and flexibility.  The environment of the facility was clean and cared for.  I was convinced to join after learning the benefits I received from my visits to the TWC, I could see and more importantly feel the improvements to my ability.  Now able to maintain the appropriate exercise regime for myself, therapy is a thing of the past.  I not only continue my learned routine from therapies for my right arm but can expand on any part of me I desire conditioning.

Becoming a member of TWC has persuaded me to stay active and fend off the aches and pains resulting from a lack of motivation.  Establishing a good, concentrated habit.  I’m always greeted with a smile by a kind, knowledgeable staff member, leaving me positively impressed.  I can take advantage of the KidZone, having a caring associate supervise my children on days I choose not to miss a workout or take part in any number of the group lessons, which also encourages me socially.

 

The Wellness Center will always have my thanks for contributing to my physical improvement.  I recommend TWC for anyone who seeks to increase their health, developing a steady flow of exercise with a positive concern for their individual wellness.

Sincerely,

Bridget Rogers

Wellness Center Member

 


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

What Can Medical Wellness Centers Do To help In The Pandemic?

No matter where you are in the country today, your Hospital has been effected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Some worse than others, but all have felt the effects. What can the Medical Fitness Center do to support their hospital? Healthplex Associates (HPA) has a variety of answers, here are some of the most impactful:

 

 

 

·     Community Education – Who better to educate the community on the benefits of regular exercise as it relates to Covid-19, than their Medical Fitness Center? People who exercise regularly and then test positive for Covid-19 are less likely to experience more severe outcomes. Creating community-based marketing and programming should be an imperative for all Medical Fitness Centers. Fight Fear with Fitness!

 

·     Vaccination Communication – Several HPA Centers have been used as “pop-up” vaccination locations. With most hospital ER’s and clinics overwhelmed, the Medical Fitness Center can be a suitable and convenient location to offer vaccines to the community.

 

·     Team Support – “Do what it takes!” has been the mantra of my local hospital. Like many hospital systems throughout the country, a severe nursing shortage has resulted in an “all hands on deck” mentality. Volunteer time and support your hospital team in their time of need. Answer phones, transport patients, simply put, be there for whatever is needed.

 

·     Fiscal Responsibility – The past 18 months has resulted in a roller coaster of restrictions, closings, mandates, and state of emergencies. A responsible Medical Fitness Center must control costs accordingly and aggressively.

 

·     Stress the Continuum of Care – The importance of a robust EMR referral program for your Centers clinical integration program is higher now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All patients being discharged should be made aware of the wellness resources available to them. Medical Fitness Center staff have a responsibility to maintain an ongoing line of communication with hospital physicians and clinicians about the process of referring patients to the Center.

 

Be a strong service line and partner for your hospital. Be proactive. Do what it takes!

Author:

Ryan Barr

HPA Assistant Vice President- Operational Support


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

3 Ways Healthplex is Redefining “Health” In Our Communities

Many years ago (more than I am willing to admit to), I had an instructor in graduate school who spoke about how our whole health system is focused on its reaction to injury and disease. He talked about a patient he was seeing (he had been the Director of Social Services at a major hospital) who had diabetes and was a particularly difficult case. It turned out that he did a home visit and found that the family did not speak English and didn’t understand the need for a change in diet for the patient to control his disease. Once they cleared that hurdle, the patient’s control of his diabetes improved markedly.

The point the professor was making was that health services need to go beyond a narrow view of treatment in order to actually create “health”. It strikes me that we are constantly re-learning this lesson, even today. When we started Healthplex Associates over 25 years ago, we thought we were breaking the mold by adding exercise to the treatment of people with cardiac disease or as a supplement to physical therapy. Compared to how most health systems were seeing their role in creating “health”, we were doing something new.

In the last few years, however, we have seen a change to the role that our wellness centers can play in creating “health”. We are now seeing a more expansive view that focuses on the “whole person”. For example, our Henry Mayo Fitness and Health Center in California has developed a program to work with teens who may be suffering from depression and a low self-concept. These kids become a risk of suicide, but by working with them we have been able to address their issues and help them through some tough times.

Similarly, our Healthplex in the Bronx has started to work with the City’s “B.R.A.G (Bronx Rises Against Gun Violence)” program to reach out to kids who might otherwise be involved with gun violence. The program teaches them boxing skills which directs their energy to a more controlled outlet and, again, raises their self-esteem. Saint Barnabus’ pediatrics department is also identifying indigent kids who need counseling in lifestyle habits that may be putting them at risk and referring them to the Healthplex for support.

In Indianapolis, the Healthplex recently started a program for children with Autism. According to one of the therapists at the Applied Behavior Center for Autism, “We are able to expand pre-existing skills to more people and cultivate new and emerging skills. It is so important for children to be able to do things in an environment in which they feel safe and can have fun. The Healthplex and their employees are able to provide both.”

These are just a few of the ways that our centers are reaching out and redefining their roles, ways that we are proud to say that we are redefining providing “health” to our communities.

 

Author:

Stephen A. Robbins

PRESIDENT EMERITUS, HPA


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

Group Exercise Benefits

The people who surround us can influence our attitudes and emotional responses to exercise. Our friends and family can affect how we feel about exercising. Those influences can determine whether we do it or not. By networking with others who exercise regularly, we start to perceive exercise as more positive, common, desirable, and doable. That’s why Group Exercise is so important in our facilities. Group classes are a fun way to meet new people, have an instructor to assure proper form and to maintain our motivation each session.

Group Ex instructor – Jenny Huelsbeck at Healthplex’s Wellness Center of URMC does all of that. From encouraging her members to dress up for holidays, to having class contests, Jenny keeps her members excited and engaged. Jenny teaches both Zumba Strong (a high intensity class coordinating movement to music and focusing on functional strengthening), and Aqua Moves, (a dance inspired class that gets everyone moving and grooving in the water).

The benefits of exercise are many: heart health, weight management, better sleep, improved mood, more energy and many more. The biggest benefit? Reducing the risk of chronic illnesses. Through exercise, we can stay healthy longer, age well, and feel great.


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

Healthplex Member Spotlight- Eric McElvenny

Healthplex’s Center for Fitness and Health member Eric McElvenny recently qualified for the United States Paralympic Triathlon Team and will compete in Tokyo this August. “What makes the Paralympics special is that each and every athlete has a disability and almost every one of us has overcome something,” McElvenny said. A 2006 graduate of the Naval Academy, Eric McElvenny became a Marine after graduating. It was on his final tour in Afghanistan that his life changed forever when he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device. He suffered the amputation of his right leg below the knee. A standout athlete in high school and college, Eric started doing ironman triathlons and long-distance races. His journey has led him to qualifying for the Paralympic Games. He swims five times a week at the Center for Fitness and Health, amassing between 4,000 to 5,000 yards. He averages 30 to 35 miles running a week. Recently, he stopped at the nearby high school track and completed a seven-mile workout that consisted of 200-meter intervals and short jogs. He also averages 100-150 miles a week on his bike.


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

 

Improving Lives Through Pool Therapy

The Indianapolis Healthplex is teaming up with The Applied Behavior Center for Autism to improve lives through activity, learning new skills and making new friends in the pool. The children are seeing great benefits from the swimming partnership with the Healthplex. Sarah Berline, Behavorial Analyst at the Applied Behavior Center for Autism, shared, “We are able to expand pre-existing skills to more people and cultivate new and emerging skills. It is so important for children to be able to do things in an environment in which they feel safe and can have fun. The Healthplex and their employees are able to provide both.”

Sally Brindle, Director of Aquatics, at the Indianapolis Healthplex was inspired to get her Masters in Rec Therapy at the age of 55 so that she can help those with Autism. Sally became passionate about this after working with a non-verbal young man in the pool. “He started barely putting his toe in and when we were done 5 years later, he was swimming 25 yards both on his front and back. He also became a little more social and verbal due to the water. This partnership has been my dream since then, and my heart explodes when I work with these children.” says Sally.

Getting to Know HPA’S Leadership-Ryan Barr

Ryan Barr, Assistant Vice President-Operational Support, has over 25 years of experience in the fitness and wellness industry including 10 years as the General Manager at the Singing River Healthplex, a medically-based fitness and wellness center located in Pascagoula, MS. At Singing River Healthplex, Ryan has been instrumental in leading and supporting the Hospital System’s innovative population health initiatives. He earned both his bachelor’s degree in business management and master’s in business administration (MBA) from Point Park University, Pittsburgh PA. He also holds his certification as a personal fitness trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM); as well as various certifications in Performance Nutrition, Advanced Fitness Programming, and Group Exercise Instruction from the International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) and MOSSA organizations. As Assistant Vice President Ryan is involved with operational support to HPA’s managed facilities, corporate sales and marketing and plays an active role in further growing the company.  He is active in the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), serving as a state captain and in 2017 he was awarded HPA’s Beverly Slavic Memorial award for excellence and leadership.  Ryan Barr is married with 3 boys, two in high school and one at Mississippi State University.  In his leisure he enjoys boating, golfing, triathlon training and landscaping.

Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.  

  

Everest Expedition

Healthplex General Manager Adam Hodges describes the 2021 Everest Expedition: the journey, the challenges, and what happened in the final days when the critical decision was made whether to summit or head back to base camp. Adam is the founder of Ascent for a Cure which seeks to raise awareness and funds for those living with Parkinson’s Disease by climbing the world’s highest peaks and inspiring those around us to get active.


Healthplex Associates (HPA) consults with hospitals, health systems, foundations, and universities across the United States to create and manage clinically integrated fitness facilities. Healthplex Associates has developed unique programs to ensure the smooth transition from the clinical setting to the wellness center for people who need long term lifestyle management support for optimal health. HPA has achieved national leadership through innovation and our dedication to patients and clients.  

Our combined staff has now served over 400 clients ranging from large hospitals to smaller, community based rural hospitals.  We work exclusively with organizations ranging from healthcare systems, universities and foundations who are committed to a vision of improving the health and wellness of the community in which they serve.   

Healthplex Associates has developed a unique, hands-on style to assisting and advising clients with an approach that stresses partnerships. We provide an array of services in the Medical Wellness Industry.  These services include feasibility studies, audits of existing medical fitness centers and management. Fundamentally, we believe that true community health must include fitness/wellness services and because of our deep healthcare background (all of our principals have health care management or clinical backgrounds), our Healthplex team fully understands the client’s mission and the complexity of today’s healthcare environment. 

The management team of Healthplex Associates is made up of some of the nation’s most experienced experts in the field of medically based fitness. Few management firms can boast of the experience in health care, clinical services, and operations of medically based fitness centers that HPA possesses.