Changing Lives Since 2007
Welcome to Carpenter Physical Therapy, located in the Adirondacks and serving all of Warrensburg, the Adk North Country, Glens Falls and Saratoga Region .
Carpenter PT was founded by Dr. Amanda Carpenter PT in 2007. After spending seven years working in almost a dozen different clinical environments as a contract PT, Amanda had a vision to create a practice where she could not only serve her home community, but she could also give her patients the quality of care she feels they deserve.
We are committed and driven to provide our patients with the highest quality of care. Our mission is to not only reduce pain & assist our patients during their episode, but to educate on the many factors that could be contributing to their biomechanical issues and empower patients to take control of their bodies & health. We believe our holistic approach to each episode is what ensures each episode of care is successful.
Dr. Amanda Carpenter, PT, CProT, CEAS
Born and raised in Warrensburg, Amanda returned to her hometown in 2007 to begin CPT. After working as a contract PT at multiple clinical settings over seven years, her vision was to create a practice to give patients the care they deserve. Amanda holds an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences, a Masters in Physical Therapy, as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Amanda is a leader not only in the field of physical therapy, but also in health & wellness as well as injury prevention. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and a National/International recognized lecturer for the Arboriculture Industry. She is a partner at Cor Ergonomic Solutions with her brother Ed, teaching ergonomics, safety, and wellness education to industrial athletes.
Her passion is to educate her patients and empower them to move forward and take control of their health. -
Karen Kowalczyk PT
Karen has over 23 years experience as a physical therapist. She has worked in a variety of clinic settings including Acute Rehab, Nursing Home, Pediatrics, and Orthopedics.
Karen enjoys working with all of her patients especially total joint/surgical patients and assisting them through the healing process and assisting them becoming stronger than before surgery and getting back to enjoying their life.
She is trained in vestibular therapies to treat patients suffering with vertigo/BPPV and excels at working with elderly patients who need balance training. She loves to empower her patients to continue to live the life they desire, stay independent, and remain safe.
Karen has three wonderful children and currently resides in Queensbury with her two dogs, Hugo & Genevieve. In her free time Karen enjoys being outdoors, walking nature trails, and fiber arts and sewing.
Diane Arzberger Goodman PTA
Daine has been with CPT since 2009, being a major team member in delivering our mission and reaching our goals. Diane has over 30 years of experience as a therapist working in numerous settings including In-patient, aquatic rehab, and outpatient settings. Her expertise includes manual therapy techniques, Myofascial release, complex biomechanical issues, mobilization taping techniques, and aquatic programs. She thoroughly enjoys working with all of her patients, especially the complex conditions, and helping people return to an improved quality of life. Diane is an avid water and snow skier and in the winter volunteers her time working for the National Ski Patrol at Double H hole in the woods with their Adaptive Winter Ski Program.
Jason Hupe , Office Manager
Jason has been the office manager for CPT since the beginning. Jason is in charge of all insurance questions and issues.
Jason is also a photographer earning a BFA in photography from RIT in 2002. He loves being part of such an amazing team and having the ability to witness the remarkable quality of life improvements of all CPT patients.
Jason is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach, becoming so inspired by his own health journey and watching the transformation of patients he received her HC Certification in 2016. He loves to help people understand how to take control of their heath and improve their quality of life through healthy habits.
Sheila Carpenter, Receptionist
Sheila has been part of the CPT team since 2009 and handles most of the communication of patients and scheduling. She loves working with such a dedicated and inspiring group of individuals who are able to help so many others. She loves being able to speak with patients and offer them a smile and comfort during their time in our office.