MMH Wellness Center

"Your Greatest Wealth Is Your Health!"

The wellness center is a total fitness facility that is dedicated to fitness, prevention and rehabilitation. The wellness program was created to address concerns from the community about proactive opportunities to improve health. It is an important step in helping people of our community gain better control of their health through exercise and lifestyle changes. The goal of Mizell Memorial Hospital's Wellness Center is to use a proactive approach to health care and improving health through nutritional guidance and exercise.

Wellness Center Services
Community Education
Fitness Testing
Fitness Classes
Circuit Training
Massage Therapy
Indoor-heated lap pool

Wellness Center Staff
Certified Athletic Trainer
Exercise Technicians
Physical Therapists
Massage Therapist

As a member of the Mizell Wellness Center, you will benefit from the experience of the professional staff to assist you to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Getting Started
The first step in getting started with a wellness program is a fitness test to help set goals. This includes measuring height, weight, body composition, body mass index, blood pressure, resting and target heart rates, flexibility and strength.

Participants are offered individualized fitness programs with instructions from trained staff.

The Mizell Rehab & Wellness Center provides a variety of exercise equipment, including state-of-the-art cardio machines with heart-rate monitors and individualized television screens.
Cross trainer
Recumbent bikes
Leg press
Leg curl
Chest press
Tricep extension
Hip abduction/adduction
Rear deltoid/pect fly
Fixed pulldown
Seated row
Lateral raise
Bicep curl
Ab crunch bench
Back extension
Leg raise

The Mizell Wellness Center, located at 501 Brantley Street, across from Chanell-Lee Stadium in Opp.

Fitness Area
Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength training equipment are available. An LCD TV screen is located on all cardiovascular equipment to enhance each member's workout. 24 hour access is available.

The racquetball court is available by appointment or on a first-come, first-serve basis. Racquets, balls, and protective eyewear are available for rental or purchase from the center. Members may also bring their own equipment.

An indoor-heated lap pool is ideal for aquatic exercise and especially beneficial to individuals who find it difficult to perform weight-bearing exercise. The pool is available for lap-swimming or other recreational swimming activities. A hydraulic lift is available to assist those with ambulatory limitations in and out of the pool.

Massage therapy services are provided by a licensed massage therapist by appointment with payment due at time of service. Services provided are considered elective, relaxation procedures that do no require a physician's order and no insurance companies will be billed for massage therapy services. Massage services available are Swedish, deep tissue, pregnancy, and hot stone.
The multi-purpose room and pool are available for rental. Contact the Wellness Center for rates and availability.

Outpatient Physical Therapy
The outpatient physical therapy department offers rehabilitation, gait and balance training, wound care, treatment of neck and back pain, and aquatic physical therapy.

Outpatient Occupational Therapy
The outpatient occupational therapy department offers an individual, comprehensive evaluation to develop a customized intervention plan. A holistic approach is then used for therapeutic occupations and activities to reach goals. Skills address in OT range are fine motor skills, gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, attention and behavior, basic self-care tasks and social skills.

Membership & Rates
Several membership levels and rates are available. Discounts are available for Senior Citizens, students, and MMH employees. Please contact the Wellness Center staff to determine the best package for you and your family.

The Mizell Wellness Center has 24-hour access.
Staffed hours are:
Monday - Thursday, 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Sunday, closed

Fitness Classes Offered
Tuesday 9 a.m.- Water Aerobics
Tuesday 6 p.m.- Body Burner
Thursday 6 p.m.- Body Burner
Friday 9 a.m.- Water Aerobics

*Classes are subject to change- contact Wellness Center for updates

Massage Services Offered
Swedish Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Pregnancy Massage
Hot Stone Massage

$35 for 30 minutes
$60 for 60 minutes
$90 for 90 minutes

For more information, call Joni Ross, Wellness Center Director, at (334) 493-1730.