Published on February 28, 2019

Altru Set to Open Altru Performance Center

Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru has entered its final week of preparation to open Altru Performance Center with plans to be fully operational March 4, 2019.  Altru Performance Center is located at 1375 S. Columbia Road across the street from Altru’s Main Campus. The new facility will be the new home of physical, occupational, hand, speech and pediatric therapy services. Yorhom rehabilitation technology, Altru Sports Advantage powered by EXOS, regional therapy services’ office and chiropractic services will move to Altru Performance Center later this spring. 

Altru Performance Center’s new pediatric therapy space will feature a state-of-the-art sensory gym that includes two rock climbing walls, a two-story play structure, zip-line and much more. Adult therapy patients can anticipate an expanded gym space and larger treatment rooms and Altru’s Sports Advantage powered by EXOS will also have additional space, equipment and expanded services.  

"We are excited to open this new facility to accommodate the needs of our therapy patients and human performance clients,” Jenny Estad, Director of Orthopedics and Neurosciences mentions. “Altru Performance Center will provide our team new opportunities to better serve our patients with world class care.” 

Altru has partnered with DIRTT for most of the interior space to prevent material waste in Altru Performance Center. This internal wall solution is made up of 42.5% recycled content. Over 28,000 pounds of drywall waste has been prevented from entering the landfill. 

If you are a therapy patient with questions about your upcoming appointment, please call 701.780.2300. If you have questions about Altru Sports Advantage powered by EXOS, please call 701.732.7767.  

About Altru Health System 

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multi-specialty group practice with a 277 bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45 bed specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network.  Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 4,000 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit altru.org.