Wellness Connection

Wellness Connection

Get back to what you love.

The Wellness Connection is a group of clinically integrated programs designed for anyone who has limitations related to exercise or requires specialized training and supervision in order to regain function. This is not a replacement for physical therapy. However, our clinical professionals work within the referring medical professional recommendations.

Referral from a physician, physical therapist or other healthcare professional is required for participation in Wellness Connection programs.

Program Services

All program participants receive:

  • Individual orientation and supervision of an evidence-based diagnosis-specific exercise program that includes health and fitness evaluations
  • Safe exercise progression towards preset goals that are specific to the patient’s medical diagnosis
  • Ongoing education about exercise and its relationship to the specific diagnosis

Pre-Op Conditioning

An exercise program specifically designed for anyone expecting joint replacement surgery. Participants in the Pre-Op Conditioning Program will train with one of our clinical exercise professionals to increase:

  • Strength & endurance
  • Range of motion in the affected area
  • Ability to walk further & faster after surgery

Studies show that patients who participate in pre-surgery exercise programs see significant improvement in their results and have a faster recovery time allowing them to return home sooner.

Work Connection

An exercise program for those who have not passed functional employment testing or who need to reclaim standard conditioning after an absence from work. Participants in the Work Connection Program will train with one of our clinical exercise professionals to increase:

  • Cardiovascular endurance
  • Muscular endurance
  • Strength


An exercise program designed for anyone with musculoskeletal injuries who would like to continue rehabilitation after their physical therapy has been completed. Participants in the Post-Rehab Program will train with one of our clinical exercise professionals to regain:

  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Overall function

Hearts on the Move (Phase III Cardiac Rehab)

An exercise program designed for graduates of Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation and anyone with a diagnosed heart disease or heart condition such as heart attack, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, or has had bypass surgery. Participants in the Hearts on the Move Program will train with one of our clinical exercise professionals to improve:

  • Cardio respiratory fitness
  • Maintenance and/or improvement of your muscular strength
  • Progression towards an independent exercise program

Aqua Connection

A warm-water exercise program specially designed for anyone diagnosed with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, chronic back conditions and musculoskeletal conditions. Members of The Wellness Center aquatic fitness staff supervise the program and regularly consult with the referring medical professional. Participants in the Aqua Connection Program will see improvement in:

  • Further restoration or functional capacity as related to specific diagnosis
  • Muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance
  • Progression towards an independent exercise program


  • $90 for 8 visits
  • $120 for 12 visits

Scholarships for the Pre-Op Conditioning Program are available. For more information Call or Email today.


The Joint Commision National Quality Approval
The Joint Commission
National Quality Approval


For your convenience, The Wellness Connection is offered at multiple locations in Tennessee and Virginia.

TWC Johnson City
200 Med Tech Parkway
JC, TN 37604

TWC Elizabethton
1509 West Elk Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Mountain States Rehabilitation
2204 Pavilion Dr Ste 115
Kingsport, TN 37660

Mountain States Rehabilitation
445 Porterfield Hwy SW
Abingdon, VA 24210

Mountain States Rehabilitation
111 S. Flannagan Ave.
Lebanon, VA 24266