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Medically Integrated Fitness Center Serves Arthritis Population

May 23, 2023

Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., impacting more than 50 million Americans. Power Wellness, a leader in medically integrated fitness center management, is focused on helping its health system clients improve life for people living with this chronic, painful condition.

At Power Wellness’ managed centers, our fitness specialists and group exercise instructors are focused on providing safe, effective programming that can help mitigate arthritis symptoms. Our teams work in concert with our clients’ healthcare providers, offering seamless access to multiple land and aqua-based arthritis-focused group exercise as well as personalized training:

“The classes as a whole are the most dedicated of any of the water classes I teach,” says Mary Lynn Van Dyken, an Aqua Arthritis Instructor at the Loyola Center for Fitness, a Power Wellness managed center in Maywood, Illinois. “[Movement in the water] gives them relief. They know that if they keep coming and keep moving, they’re going to feel better… Socially it’s great, too. They’re in with a group of people who understand what they’re going through. There’s plenty of laughing and sharing.”

Currently, Power Wellness’ managed centers offer a combined total of 25+ group fitness classes per week for people with arthritis, serving upwards of two hundred participants.

To learn more about how to build, staff, and promote programming for people with arthritis contact Power Wellness at