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HMC to Open Satellite Location for PT Services in West Springfield

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will open a satellite location for physical-therapy and rehabilitation services at Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness, 155 Ashley Ave., West Springfield, on Monday, Aug. 31. The location is part of HMC’s newly named Centers of Rehabilitation Excellence (CORE).

The satellite location is part of HMC’s ongoing commitment to physical therapy and rehabilitation services, which includes a full renovation and expansion of its in-house physical and occupational therapy and pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation services. The West Springfield CORE location reflects a key strategic priority of HMC in offering community-based services at locations throughout the Pioneer Valley.

“The CORE satellite location speaks to our continued efforts to provide patients with medical care and treatment that is more accessible, convenient, and personalized,” said Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center. “Our partnership with Healthtrax, a respected leader in preventive health, will help ensure that the physical-therapy and rehabilitation programs go the extra mile in supporting our patients in their recovery.”

Added Marina Lebo, executive director at Healthtrax, “the Healthtrax Fitness Center offers a wide variety of fitness options for the Holyoke Medical Center and CORE patients as they progress in their health goals and recovery. We have amenities for all ages and fitness levels, including a new functional-fitness training area, personal and group training programs, over 60 motivating group classes weekly, from gentle yoga to cycling, and more.”