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South Shore Hospital’s Center for Physical Wellness

For Immediate Release:       
Date: July 12, 2013   

Media Contact: Sarah Darcy
(781) 624-8970

 

OPEN HOUSE - THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1 – 5 p.m.
New facility offers exercise classes for every age, shape, size and condition
Call (781) 624-4367

            Weymouth, MA--July 12, 2013—South Shore Hospital is pleased to announce its new Center for Physical Wellness will open on Monday, July 29 at 51 Performance Drive, 3rd floor, Weymouth,  in the Libbey Industrial Park.

            The Center is an expansion of South Shore Hospital’s Community Exercise Program and will offer a greater variety and number of classes to improve the overall physical wellness of the community.  Exercise is recommended to improve daily health and to also help relieve symptoms of many conditions. At South Shore Hospital’s Center for Physical Wellness, our specially-trained exercise physiologists lead exercise classes developed to help you build strength, flexibility and endurance.

Classes can be tailored for:

  • Parkinson’s, Stroke, and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Balance and movement issues
  • Cancer patients
  • Pre- and post-natal patients

Other programs include:

  • Pediatric activity programs
  • Senior programs
  • Women’s health programs
  • Yoga
  • Personal training
  • Combined pool* and gym programs

*Therapeutic pools are located at South Shore Hospital, 55 Fogg Road, South Weymouth.

            Our exercise physiologists, who have advanced clinical training, provide expertise with a personal approach. Whether you participate in a group or individual program, we will focus on your needs and goals to include improve physical functions and achieve sustainable wellness results.

            Our Center is designed to be an inviting setting with exercise equipment for cardiovascular and resistance training and has an open area for classes. People of all ages and activity levels are welcome to our programs and classes, which provide support, and camaraderie in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

            Call (781) 624-4367 or email jennifer_logan@sshosp.orgVisit our Classes & Events section for a complete list of classes.

South Shore Hospital is a 378-bed, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable provider of acute, emergency, outpatient, home health, and hospice care to the people of Southeastern Massachusetts. South Shore Hospital’s home care division includes South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, and Home & Health Resources. The hospital’s 900-member medical staff represents all leading medical specialties. South Shore Hospital employs 3,800 people, supported by a team of 700 volunteers. South Shore Hospital is licensed to provide Level II Trauma care and Level III Maternal/Newborn care. South Shore Hospital has been ranked among the top three hospitals in Massachusetts, according to the 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report and named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe. Please call (781) 624-6673 or visit southshorehospital.org for a referral to a South Shore Hospital physician.

    

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