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Author: Chris Coffey

Our mission: To make a difference in the quality of life of individuals, including those who are underserved, by using an interdisciplinary approach to evaluate overall health, enhance the treatment of disease and provide prevention through the promotion of wellness, fitness and nutrition.

I.EM.PHIT is a pioneering clinic that combines intensive, fun physical conditioning and nutrition counseling in a medically supervised program. We work with you and your doctor to address your unique medical concerns and help you make noticeable, life-long changes in how you feel.

We treat patients of all ages – from 3-103. And, we are the only clinic in Minnesota that specializes in this kind of treatment for children and adolescents with chronic disease and special needs.

I.EM.PHIT has its roots in the Exercise Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital of St. Paul, where exercise and nutrition successfully improved the treatment of disease in children, adolescents and adults.

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Conditions Treated

  • Down’s Syndrome & metabolic diseases
  • Mental health conditions (depression, low self-esteem, eating disorders, anxiety, anger management, ADD/ADHD)
  • Asthma and other pulmonary disease
  • Autism spectrum
  • Cardiac disease
  • Chronic Fatigue & Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes and pre-diabetes



2935 Country Drive
Suite 103
Saint Paul MN 55117


 Want to make a difference?  Become part of I.EM. PHIT and change lives by helping people get in better shape, improve medical conditions, improve self-esteem, and form habits for life.  You may be a good fit if you're pursuing a career in exercise physiology, nursing, psychology, teaching, and many others.  Or maybe you're just looking for ways to enrich your life and you practice regular daily physical activity, proper nutrition, and want to teach others how to do this.  I. EM. PHIT could be a great fit for you!  Contact us today to get started. 

Exercise as Therapy for Depression

Powerpoint on Exercise as therapy for depression

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