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Frequently asked questions

How do I get started at CIHP?

“Without commitment you will never start…” 
– Denzel Washington

Be courageous and send us an email or give us a phone call and we can get your initial assessment scheduled. 

How do I know what service I need?

We can point you in the correct directions for your needs. Schedule your initial assessment today and we will take care of the rest. We are here to help guide you on your health journey.

Where is Central Institute for Human Performance?

Our facility is located in Kirkwood, Missouri.

1099 Milwaukee St #150, Kirkwood, MO 63122

What is Karel Lewit and how does it work with CIHP

The Karel Lewit Clinic takes care of individuals with musculoskeletal injuries and those seeking nutritional and lifestyle counseling. The clinic has both insurance and non-insurance providers. The Central Institute for Human Performance provides rehabilitation and performance training programs for clients and is staffed by strength coaches, physical therapists, chiropractors and athletic trainers. The clinic and the performance institute work together to provide comprehensive care for patients and clients.


Institutional insights

Hard As A Choice – Running Trilogy Conclusion

Hard As A Choice – Running Trilogy Conclusion

“….and you bleed just to know you are alive.”  This song lyric from, “Iris,” by the Goo Goo Dolls, has always been one of those lyrics that I sing out loud.  The rest of the song is very good, but this lyric is what I sing along loudly anytime I hear the song. Most of...

The Art of Indifference – Part 2

The Art of Indifference – Part 2

This is one of my favorite G.K. Chesterton quotes: “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. A soldier surrounded by enemies, if he is to cut his way out, needs to combine a strong desire for living with a strange carelessness about dying. He must seek his life in...

The Art of Indifference

The Art of Indifference

Molly Seidel is not yet a legend like the previous runners, Bannister and Prefontaine, yet she has performed some legendary feats. The first time she ran 26 miles in her life, the distance of the marathon, was in the 2020 Olympic Trials, when she qualified for the...

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