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Forever Fit Physical Therapy & Wellness is conveniently located at the intersection of Rt 29 and 198, just minutes from I-95, Columbia, Laurel, Beltsville and Silver Spring. More Info
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Burtonsville

3901 National Dr #100
Burtonsville, MD, 20866
Telephone: 301-421-1125
FAX: 301-500-2175

Hours:
Mon- 7-8:00
Tues- 7-8:00
Wed- 7-8:00
Thur- 7-8:00
Fri- 7-3:30
Sat- 8-12:00

Team

Krista Frederic

Krista Frederic
Owner
PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS

Krista Frederic is licensed physical therapist with a passion and focus on orthopedic physical therapy. She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and she particularly enjoys treating injuries of the hip, shoulder and knee. Krista is a strong believer in prevention of injury and dysfunction through maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is a Titleist Performance Institute Medical Professional. Krista is a certified in Graston Technique. She is also Level 1 Dry Needling certified through KinetaCore. She was a collegiate volleyball player and remains physically active through fitness classes, tennis, and golf.

As owner, Krista has established a culture within Forever Fit that places special focus on rapid recovery. Her team performs comprehensive injury evaluations and takes the time to develop a thorough understanding each patient’s body structure, environment, and lifestyle, a key to successful physical therapy outcomes. As a result Forever Fit’s clients enjoy a truly individualized wellness experience with an inclusive treatment plan of exercise and manual therapy. But most importantly it is her team’s attention to patient education on their bodies and their injuries that makes Forever Fit’s patients comfortable with their recovery plans, insures their active involvement in the recovery process and makes patient referral Forever Fit’s most important and reliable source of new clients.

Barbara Huddleston

Barbara Huddleston
Occupational Therapist
OTR/L, CHT, CPAM

Barbara has been a Registered Occupational Therapist for over 25 years. She graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Medical University of South Carolina in 1985 and earned her Certified Hand Therapist credentials in 1991. In 2010, she added a certification in Physical Agents and Modalities to her credentials. While Barb is experienced in the inpatient and Trauma settings, her love is treating tendon repairs and hand injuries in the outpatient setting. She also teaches people how to use prosthetics, including the I-limb.

LaLa Cho

LaLa Cho
Women's Health Physical Therapist
PT, DPT

LaLa joined the Forever Fit team in 2014. She is a Maryland native who received a BS in Psychology at UMBC and graduated from St. Augustine University in Florida with her doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is pursuing her manual therapy certification through St. Augustine in 2015. She has a passion for spine rehabiliation, back pain management and preventative measures in dancers and gymnasts. Lala also treats pelvic pain and dysfunction, a Women's Health subspecialty within physical therapy.

Her background in gymnastics and dancing since the age of 5 and suffering from a partially torn meniscus at the age of 12 led to her interest in physical therapy. She loves food and dancing, especially salsa, hip hop, jazz and contemporary. Her current fitness interest is running and recently has taken up running 1⁄2 marathons on a consistent basis.

Christine Hauptfuhrer

Christine Hauptfuhrer
Physical Therapist
PT, DPT

Christine is a Pilates certified physical therapist from Northern Virginia. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree from the University of Virginia and her DPT from the University of Miami in 2012. With a holistic approach, Christine has a passion for treating back and neck pain, as posture and alignment are a focus with every patient. Christine likes to participate in hiking, running, yoga, pilates, and dance. With a Cuban background, she likes to practice Spanish and enjoys homemade Cuban food. Her favorite days are spent outdoors with family and friends. 

Renee Nyarko Eluma

Renee Nyarko Eluma
Partner/Therapist
PT, DPT

Renee Nyarko graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2003 with a degree in Biopsychology. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2006.

Renee provides comprehensive treatment to her patients using a wide variety of manual therapy and taping techniques complimented by exercise to help patients return to a healthy lifestyle. She is also a strong proponent of patient education to assist each patient in their transition to independent management of their impairments. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic injuries, especially those involving the shoulder. Renee is a Level 1 Dry Needling certified through Myopain.

In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time in the company of family and friends. For the past three years she has volunteered her time to the Washington DC Divas, a professional women’s tackle football team. She also volunteers her time to a non-profit organization that raises money to provide hospital and school supplies to villages in her family’s home country of Ghana, West Africa. Her favorite pastime involves cheering for all the Washington DC area home teams, especially the Washington Redskins.

Krista Frederic

Krista Frederic
Owner

Krista Frederic is licensed physical therapist with a passion and focus on orthopedic physical therapy. She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and she particularly enjoys treating injuries of the hip, shoulder and knee. Krista is a strong believer in prevention of injury and dysfunction through maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is a Titleist Performance Institute Medical Professional. Krista is a certified in Graston Te...
Barbara Huddleston

Barbara Huddleston
Occupational Therapist

Barbara has been a Registered Occupational Therapist for over 25 years. She graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Medical University of South Carolina in 1985 and earned her Certified Hand Therapist credentials in 1991. In 2010, she added a certification in Physical Agents and Modalities to her credentials. While Barb is experienced in the inpatient and Trauma settings, her love is treating tendon repairs and hand injuries in the outpatient setting. She also teaches p...
LaLa Cho

LaLa Cho
Women's Health Physical Therapist

LaLa joined the Forever Fit team in 2014. She is a Maryland native who received a BS in Psychology at UMBC and graduated from St. Augustine University in Florida with her doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is pursuing her manual therapy certification through St. Augustine in 2015. She has a passion for spine rehabiliation, back pain management and preventative measures in dancers and gymnasts. Lala also treats pelvic pain and dysfunction, a Women's Health subspecialty within physical therapy. H...
Christine Hauptfuhrer

Christine Hauptfuhrer
Physical Therapist

Christine is a Pilates certified physical therapist from Northern Virginia. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree from the University of Virginia and her DPT from the University of Miami in 2012. With a holistic approach, Christine has a passion for treating back and neck pain, as posture and alignment are a focus with every patient. Christine likes to participate in hiking, running, yoga, pilates, and dance. With a Cuban background, she likes to practice Spanish and enjoys homemade Cu...
Renee Nyarko Eluma

Renee Nyarko Eluma
Partner/Therapist

Renee Nyarko graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2003 with a degree in Biopsychology. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2006. Renee provides comprehensive treatment to her patients using a wide variety of manual therapy and taping techniques complimented by exercise to help patients return to a healthy lifestyle. She is also a strong proponent of patient education to assist each patient in ...

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