DeKalb Medical Earns First Medical Fitness Facility Certification in Georgia

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DeKalb Medical is proud to announce it has become a Certified Medical Fitness Facility by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities. This certification is a significant step forward in advancing coordinated health delivery for the entire community and to individuals seeking to improve their personal health.

“The Wellness Center offers medically supervised fitness programs that measure and track health outcomes for our members. The certification serves as a shining example of our commitment to excellence to improve our member’s quality of life,” said Amanda Posey, Wellness Center Director.

The Wellness Center at DeKalb Medical offers certified programs tailored for cancer survivors and those needing physical and occupational treatment. The program also features basic life support, heart saver and first aid classes as well as monthly doctor talks. Physicians may offer a prescription of exercise under the Exercise is Medicine component.

“As a certified community fitness center and health partner, we will continue to push the envelope and offer programs that enhance the health and wellness of our members,” said Dr. Sara Shuler, Wellness Center Medical Director.