The Wellness Department at CRNA works in conjunction with programs across the Copper River Regional Health Center to help customers develop good habits and achieve a healthy lifestyle. Diabetes prevention and management, nutrition, tobacco cessation, and fitness are just a few of the areas in which we offer assistance. All wellness services are open to Alaska Native and American Indian people, while some are open to the entire community.


  • Tobacco cessation
  • Traditional healing
  • Diabetes self-management education
  • Activity area (gym) – fitness classes and personal training
  • Health promotions – resources, demonstrations, workshops and harvesting
  • Physical therapy

There are many benefits to physical therapy, and our staff works with a wide range of customers on their paths toward recovery. We use hands-on treatments and gentle exercises to help relieve pain, increase range of motion, and improve strength and endurance. Physical therapy is available to Alaska Native and American Indian people ages 12 and older. Referrals are required to access these services, which include:

  • Neck and lower back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Knee, ankle and foot problems
  • Shoulder, elbow and wrist problems
  • Problems with balance or mobility
  • Pre- and post-surgery
  • Common sprains and muscle strains
  • Work-related injuries, including repetitive motion injuries and slipping and falling accidents
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Motor vehicle collision injuries