The new Christus Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute will be a four-story building that encompasses approximately 62,000 square feet of diagnostic, care and rehabilitation space.

Ground was broken Thursday for the structure, which will be located at the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Cumberland Road.

The ground floor will include the Rehabilitation Center and the Community Education Center, which will host lectures, screenings, and community and organization events for up to 50 people, according to a news release from Christus. The first floor will also include the all-new Peak Performance Program.

The Human Performance Center, also known as Peak Performance, will be a 5,500-square-foot fitness facility containing the safest, most technologically advanced equipment in the market today, according to the news release. It will include multipurpose and cardiovascular equipment from Techno Gym. There will also be 25 yards of indoor turf.

Aspects of the Peak Performance Center will include:

— Individualized structural balance assessment. – Collecting individual data to correct imbalances.

— Medically integrated programs designed specifically for the patients of Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System.

— Team building through fitness for business organizations and sports teams.

— Specialized functional and movement training for adults looking to take control of their physical lifestyles.

— Young athletes will learn to properly train motor behavior patterns.

— Athletes can raise their game to the next level by training the sport-specific energy systems and demands of their sport.

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