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Republic Bank Foundation Optimal Aging Clinic | Wellness Lifestyle

Our wellness lifestyle medicine services provide whole health approaches tailored to help patients achieve health and well-being.

Wellness Lifestyle Medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, such as a plant-predominant dietary lifestyle, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management, avoiding use of risky substances and pursuing other non-drug modalities, to treat, reverse and prevent chronic disease. At the Republic Bank Foundation Optimal Aging Clinic, we offer a variety of in-house services including yoga, fitness classes, tai chi, acupuncture, and nutrition counseling. We also have a wide partnership network that allows us to refer you to services that you need to achieve your health goals. Click here to download our Wellness Lifestyle services flyer. 

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the anchor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is a complete medical system to treat ailments, promote health, & prevent disease. It involves the placement of fine sterile needles into specific points on the body to activate Qi (a term used to represent the collective biological activity in your body). This stimulates your body's internal mechanisms to heal disease, restore balance, and promote health. 

We are thrilled to partner with AcuBalance: Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine to offer a wide variety of acupuncture and body therapies. We can treat nearly any condition you would go to a primary care physician for - from chronic pain & inflammatory conditions to hormonal imbalances & emotional imbalances. As part of your visit, our providers may customize your session with the following body therapies: cupping, Gua Sha (fascial scraping), acupuncture with electrical stimulation (similar to a TENS unit), and/or acupressure & Tui Na.

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Are you a provider interested in referring your patient? Click here to learn how and when to refer a patient for acupuncture services. 


Fitness Classes (Available Virtually)

Maintaining a regular exercise practice is a fun and effective way to help us maintain our fitness and functioning as we age. We understand that your fitness needs change in the different phases of your life and that your needs are unique to your experience. We offer fitness classes that recognize that the most effective class for you is the one that is designed for you. We invite you to learn about our exercise classes that offer modifications and varieties for all ages and abilities and to connect with our talented instructors who are experienced with helping individuals of all ages achieve their fitness and health goals. 

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Massage Therapy

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nutritional Counseling

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Tai Chi Classes (AVAILABLE VIRTUALLY)

 

Tai Chi is described by the Harvard Medical School as "medication in motion," due to its many health and well-being benefits for individuals of all ages and abilities. Tai Chi is a low-impact physical and mental practice that consists of slow, circular movements. Meant to be practiced regularly to receive its full benefits, Tai Chi can be easily adapted to meet your unique mobility and fitness needs. Regular Tai Chi practice has been shown to improve balance, cognitive functioning, blood pressure, and even alleviate arthritic pain. Its mental health benefits include stress reduction and improved concentration. 

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Yoga Classes (AVAILABLE VIRTUALLY)

Establishing a regular yoga practice can have significant mind and body benefits that help us feel balanced and strong. A regular and diverse yoga practice can build strength, muscle tone, flexibility, aerobic fitness, and balance - all areas that are critical to maintaining our functioning as we age. Additionally, yoga has the ability to reduce chronic pain and inflammation. In terms of its mental benefits, yoga has also been shown to improve our cognitive abilities while reducing stress, anxiety, and even depression.

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