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What is Integrative Medicine?

January 12, 2024 — According to a recent survey, three of the top five New Year’s resolutions for 2024 relate to health. Whether exercising more, eating healthier, or losing weight, most Americans want to improve their overall wellbeing. But over 40% of those committed on New Year’s Day will have given up by February 1. Sustaining long-term lifestyle changes... Read More

Exercises for Aging Well

September 5, 2023 — Imagine 10, 20, or 30 years into your future: What do you want it to look like? Are you sitting at home or are you out in the world, experiencing new things? Many people have an “active aging mindset;” that is, they want to continue growing in new knowledge and experiences. . But to be... Read More

PT for Independent Senior Living

February 28, 2023 — February is National Senior Independence month. It’s no surprise a month is dedicated to aging in place: 88% of adults aged 50-80 feel it’s important to live in their homes as long as possible. To remain at home and live independently, mobility and physical activity are critical. Physical therapy (PT) can help address and improve... Read More

Safer Driving with Occupational Therapy

December 20, 2022 — Earlier this month was Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, with a focus on making the roads safer for older generations of drivers. Really, it’s an important aim any time of year and there are tons of resources to help, including our own occupational therapists. Over 48 million U.S. drivers on the road are 65 or... Read More

Talk Turkey to Improve Physical Therapy

November 29, 2022 — November is a time to eat and talk turkey — especially about family health. Every year, National Family Health History Day occurs on the same day as Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving may have already passed, but it’s never too late to start the conversation. Conversations about any family history of diseases and health conditions are important for... Read More

Be Flexible To Be In Shape

August 16, 2022 — “Blessed are the flexible for they will not allow themselves to become bent out of shape!” – Robert Ludlum (attributed) Part of the aging process is losing flexibility as joints become stiffer. In fact, a 2013 research study found that those aged 55 to 86 years lose flexibility in the shoulder and hip joints at... Read More

What’s Good for the Body is Good for the Mind

January 14, 2022 — Most of us know we need to move our bodies more. We need movement and exercise to maintain our physical strength, balance, and flexibility. But, as you may know, physical activity has more than physical benefits. An article on the American Physical Therapy Association’s consumer information website, ChoosePT (physical therapy), lists these “top 10 benefits... Read More

Balance Problems Raise the Risk of Falls

September 10, 2021 — At CPT, we’ve helped many clients recover from the effects of a fall. More than helping them recover, we help them improve their strength, balance, and other factors to help prevent more falls. Unfortunately, falling is a big senior health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults aged 65... Read More

Play it Safe This Winter

December 9, 2020 — Ready for some ice skating? Hoping to hit the slopes? Is there a take-no-prisoners snowball fight in your future? The presence of COVID-19 may play havoc with what you can do this winter, but at the same time getting outside is good for all of us. Assuming you protect yourself from the virus, we want... Read More

Time to Join the Great American Smokeout

November 9, 2020 — Someday, when you look back on the year 2020, you will most likely remember it negatively as the year of COVID-19. But if you’re a smoker, you have a great opportunity to remember the year in a much better light – by finally quitting smoking. In fact, the risk of getting COVID-19 might be even... Read More
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