Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center And Summit Mall Launch Walk For Wellness Program Kick-Off Event Is Friday, March 17th


Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center has partnered with Summit Mall to launch the Walk for Wellness Program to encourage adults of all ages to make walking a regular part of their healthy routine. The free program kicks off on Friday, March 17 from 9-10 a.m. in Summit Mall’s Food Court, next to Crystal Clinic’s QuickCare Connection Station. 

Crystal Clinic physical therapists will be there to meet with participants and offer guidance to help improve their mobility and maintain an active lifestyle. There will be giveaways and opportunities to win quarterly prizes. Walkers can register at the event or at

Floor decals placed along the walking route will keep participants on track as they walk their way to health. Once around the mall, including all corridors, is approximately 8/10 of a mile. Walkers are encouraged to go at their own pace, gradually increasing speed and distance as they improve their strength and stamina.

Following the kick-off, Crystal Clinic physical therapists will continue to meet with walkers on the first Friday of each month from 9-10 a.m. 

“The Walk for Wellness Program is a wonderful opportunity for our staff to engage with members of the community and help them on their wellness journey,” said Danielle Johnson, PT, DPT, MSPT, Outpatient Physical Therapy Manager, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center. “This aligns perfectly with our mission of helping people stay active and keep doing the activities they love.” 


About Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Nationally renowned for orthopaedic care, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is a physician-owned, orthopaedic specialty hospital system with board-certified/board-eligible surgeons, most with advanced fellowship credentials in their orthopaedic specialty, who collectively perform thousands of surgeries annually. With 19 locations throughout Northeast Ohio, including several Crystal Clinic QuickCareTM locations that provide immediate, walk-in care for sports and orthopaedic injuries, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is one of just four out of the 6,093 hospitals in the nation and the only one in Ohio to receive The Joint Commission certifications in total hip, total knee, total shoulder, and spinal fusion procedures. Crystal Clinic hospital system is ranked #1 in Ohio and in the top 1% in the U.S. by CareChex/Quantros Analytic’s objective review of all U.S. hospitals and health systems, with ratings for safety and overall medical excellence. Crystal Clinic has also earned the nation’s highest five-star rating in patient experience from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons, a division of Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, are experts in treating soft tissue defects related to orthopaedic injuries and provide the entire spectrum of plastic surgery – from reconstruction to cosmetic procedures. Crystal Clinic’s highly advanced, state-of-the-art surgical hospital is one of the only kind in the world devoted exclusively to orthopaedics and plastic/reconstructive care.