About the Center for Physical Excellence

Building on Small Victories

We specialize in helping people achieve major transformations one small victory at a time. Our motivational and positive attitude will help you attain your personal physical goals through direct, hands-on, therapeutic treatments and training techniques.

Comprehensive Physical Therapy Services

The Center for Physical Excellence offers comprehensive physical therapy services focusing on orthopedics, joint pain and post-op recovery, spine injuries, sports injuries, sports performance programs, prevention and wellness.

98.6% Patient Satisfaction Rating

To assure we are on top of our game, we participate in “FOTO”, Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, which is a program that measures our services against over 1400 other clinics across the country. It provides up-to-date information on how our clinic is performing based upon diagnosis, patient satisfaction, treating provider and efficiency in our care (treatments per episode of care and diagnosis).

  • Orthopedics
  • Joint Pain and Post-op Recovery
  • Spine Injuries
  • Sports Injures
  • Sports Performance Programs
  • Prevention
  • Wellness
Laura Markey, Owner, Center for Physical Excellence, Prescott, Az

Laura Markey, PT DPT, FAAOMPT

CPE is locally owned and operated by Laura Markey, a licensed physical therapist who is actively involved in the Prescott area communities. Markey is a mother of two beautiful children and a clinician and international speaker/educator in the field of orthopedic manual physical therapy.  She compassionately leads Center for Physical Excellence, physical therapy and wellness clinics with continual engagement in patient care, mentoring, and community outreach programs.

Separate Wellness and Fitness Center

Our facility is the only Private Practice Physical Therapy office in the Prescott area with a separate wellness center utilized for preoperative care and education, wellness training and fitness services.

The Athletic Performance Center is fully equipped for any fitness needs with free weights, Cybex equipment, cardiovascular and endurance training equipment along with specialized equipment for post-physical therapy exercise programs. Each of our clients are provided a two week membership to the Wellness and Fitness Center upon completion of their physical therapy care. This environment provides an excellent transition to independent self-care, maintenance/enhancement of health and overall wellbeing of our clients.

Athletic Performance Center
Aqua Therapy Pool, Center For Physical Excellence - Prescott Office
  • Manual Therapy
    (soft tissue and joint manipulation)
  • Education
  • Exercise Prescriptions
  • Home Programs
  • Prevention and Wellness Programs
  • Athletic Performance Enhancement Programs
  • Pre-work Screens

Specialized Rehabilitation & Therapy Facilities

  • Salt water aquatic therapy pool
  • Water Classes certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
  • Aquatic fitness classes.
  • Large multipurpose room with specialized flooring for Jazzercise, Yoga and other fitness/exercise classes for all age groups.
  • 5,000 sq.ft. outdoor “sand lot”  for gait training on uneven terrain, running and agility training. This area is also utilized for athletes wanting to return to sports, focusing on throwing, as well as high level plyometric training for the upper and lower extremities.