Jamestown Regional Medical Center relaunches Good Medicine program.

A partnership that took a pause during the pandemic is restarting in the new year. Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) and Two Rivers Activity Center (TRAC) will relaunch their clinically supervised exercise program known as Good Medicine. The partnership creates aGood Medicine program. wellness solution that is delivered in one of the region’s best wellness facilities and under guidance of medically trained exercise physiologists.

Good Medicine is especially important for individuals at risk of or experiencing cardiac, pulmonary or metabolic diseases such as diabetes, including past participants in cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation programs. However, one does not need a pre-existing health condition to make the prudent choice for one’s health and participate in Good Medicine. One simply requires the aspiration to cultivate healthful habits.

Personalized exercise regimens welcome individuals at any stage of their wellness journey. Sessions are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. at TRAC.

Sydney Ellingson & Madeline Ranum, Physiologists
Sydney Ellingson & Madeline Ranum, Physiologists

Participants will work with JRMC’s clinical exercise physiologists, Sydney Ellingson and Madeline Ranum, to develop personalized exercise plans based on their current fitness levels and health conditions.

“We’re excited to work with TRAC to provide a supportive environment where people can learn safe and effective ways to start or maintain an active lifestyle,” said Ellingson. “Our goal is to empower individuals to gain confidence in their ability to exercise and give them the knowledge and tools to stick with it.”

“TRAC’s mission is to provide our community opportunities to live active and healthy lifestyles,” said Boya Quichocho, TRAC Facility Manager. “We’re thrilled to partner with JRMC to offer a program that can have real and lasting impacts on people’s wellbeing.

The relaunched Good Medicine program begins Jan. 8, 2024. Individuals interested in the program can stop in at the TRAC or call (701) 952-4839 to get more information. Participants undergo an assessment to get started.