Wellness Program & Exercise Classes

Family Doctors believes in preventative medicine, focusing on how to keep patients healthy. We are proud to offer group medical visits, nutrition courses, back pain classes and yoga. We are also a Collaborative Care site to help patients manage depression

Contact us for exercise class schedules

781-596-2000

Group Visit Wellness Program

Wellness and Your Health is our exciting group program for sustained healthy living.

 

Who is this Program For?

Anyone who is struggling with any lifestyle related illness such as overweight and obese, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart problems, and other chronic illnesses. You do not need to be a patient at Family Doctors to take part in this program. You may need a referral from your PCP.

 

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A comprehensive 12-week Wellness Program, focused on making successful, long-term, lifestyle changes

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Improve health, fitness, mental well-being, and self-esteem

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Fun, Dynamic, and highly interactive, supportive group setting

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Learn not only “what to eat”, but why and how

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Fun activities such as an exercise class, restaurant field trip, mindfulness activities, and a supermarket excursion

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Learn about nutrition, exercise, motivation, sleep, long term behavior change, and mindfulness

Who Runs the Program?

Dr. Lisa CeplikasDr. Elizabeth Alt, and Diane Dube (Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist) will be leading the groups together.

All three are very excited about this opportunity to improve our patient’s health in a fun, supportive environment!

We will also have the opportunity to work with some special guests as well!

 

Who is this Program For?

Anyone who is struggling with any lifestyle related illness such as overweight and obese, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart problems, and other chronic illnesses. You do not need to be a patient at Family Doctors to take part in this program. You may need a referral from your PCP.

 

Exercise Classes

Exercise classes are offered at our practice location in Swampscott. Join our professional yoga instructor and physical therapist, as they teach you how to feel stronger and healthier.

781-596-2000

Contact us for current class schedules

Gentle Yoga

What is yoga?

Yoga is an ancient practice in which participants utilize various gentle stretches (called “poses”) to improve health and fitness, while sharpening the mind.

Who Should Sign Up?

Anyone! Yoga has been clinically proven to improve back pain, stiffness, depression and anxiety. It has also been shown to increase strength and flexibility, while lowering blood pressure and improving sleep.

Slim into Spring

What is this Class?

A six-week weight management program offered by Registered Dietician/Nutritionist Diane Dube that highlights new research on weight loss and medical aspects of weight. Discussions will focus on how to manage meals out, behavioral changes, and reviewing diet options.

Improving Back Pain

What is this Class?

This class is designed for those millions of Americans who suffer from lower back pain. Back pain can be a chronic and debilitating illness. Fortunately for most people, exercise and stretching will lead to significant improvement in symptoms and improve day to day function.

Physical therapy and activity are considered essential in the treatment of lower back pain and we are happy to offer this class to assist our patients with back pain increasing their level of function and decreasing their pain.

Who is this Program For?

Patients in our practice who are feeling symptoms of depression or anxiety including sadness, loss of interest in activities, difficulty concentrating, poor energy, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, sleep problems, appetite changes, excessive worry. Ask your PCP to be connected to our support specialist.

Collaborative Care

Within our practice, we have a team-based program including your PCP, Support Specialist, Consulting Psychiatrist, and Social Worker, to help you manage depression or anxiety

 

Who is this Program For?

Patients in our practice who are feeling symptoms of depression or anxiety including sadness, loss of interest in activities, difficulty concentrating, poor energy, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, sleep problems, appetite changes, excessive worry. Ask your PCP to be connected to our support specialist.

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Depression can be treated with an effective treatment plan and support

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Talk to your support specialist in person or by phone

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Support is free and voluntary

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Develop a care plan with your support specialist to help you feel better

 

 

Contact Us

 

 

Address

250 Paradise Road
Swampscott, MA 01907

Clinic Hours

M-Th: 8am - 6:30pm
F: 8am - 5pm
Sa: 9am - 4pm
Su: 9am - 2pm

Phone Number

781-596-2000

Fax

781-595-7111

Family Doctors, LLC