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    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.