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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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Columbia

7130 Minstrel Way#LL110
Columbia, MD, 21045
Telephone: 240-841-2639

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

Team

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.

Janelle Martinez

Janelle Martinez
Clinic Director/ Physical Therapist

Janelle Martinez graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences.  She received her doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2008. Her experience covers multiple settings from hospital, rehabilitation, home health and outpatient. Her treatment focus is mainly in outpatient orthopedics, treating post surgical, orthopedic and sports injuries. She is energized by helping patients achieve their highest potential and improve their quality of life as they recover from acute to chronic injuries and conditions through treatment and education.

Kara Lane

Kara Lane
Physical Therapist
PT, DPT

Kara Lane is from Dothan, Alabama and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama before receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is passionate about treating athletic and orthopedic populations, specifically upper and lower extremities. She also enjoys helping the geriatric population with balance deficits and fall prevention, with an emphasis on increasing function and quality of life. Her favorite pastimes include hiking, going to the movies, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Maureen McBeth

Maureen McBeth
Certified Lymphedema Therapist
MPT, CLT-LANA

Maureen McBeth, MPT, CLT-LANA, is a nationally known lymphedema and cancer rehab specialist with over 21 years of experience as a physical therapist. She received her MPT at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. While working at The University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, she received her Certified Lymphedema Training in 2004 from the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, where she is now a primary instructor. During the past 14 years, she has developed an extensive knowledge and understanding of the lymphatic system and the many diseases that develop as a result of impairment. Having worked along side many of the current thought leaders in the world of cancer rehab and lymphedema treatment, Maureen has developed a reputation for her passion and ability to provide the highest level of compassionate and evidenced based care for her patients. She enjoys traveling, photography, cooking and anything outdoors. 

Meghan Mahar

Meghan Mahar
PRN physical Therapist
PT, DPT, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Dry Needling Provider

As a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Meghan enjoys treating clients with a variety of orthopedic injuries.   She prides herself on focusing on the whole person, not just the injured body part, and encouraging better overall health.

She graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and Biology.  She then graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  

Meghan is a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist.  She is licensed to safely provide dry needling treatments to a variety of body parts in order to help combat acute or chronic pain.  She finds this treatment can be especially advantageous for stubborn trigger points in the neck and back that have not responded to more conservative strategies.

Meghan has been filling in at several of the Forever Fit offices for several years.  She carries a consistent schedule at the Bowie office. When she is not working for Forever Fit she sees patients in the home who are unable to easily make it into a clinic.  She enjoys the balance between her time in the clinic and in people’s homes.  

In her spare time, Meghan can be found walking, running, cycling, or even roller skating with her family.  She also enjoys home renovation projects and has been a vegetarian for over 20 years. She encourages not only her clients, but her family and friends to choose a healthy lifestyle.

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 ...
Janelle Martinez

Janelle Martinez
Clinic Director/ Physical Therapist

Janelle Martinez graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences.  She received her doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2008. Her experience covers multiple settings from hospital, rehabilitation, home health and outpatient. Her treatment focus is mainly in outpatient orthopedics, treating post surgical, orthopedic and sports injuries. She is energized by helping patients achieve their highest potential and improve their...
Kara Lane

Kara Lane
Physical Therapist

Kara Lane is from Dothan, Alabama and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama before receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is passionate about treating athletic and orthopedic populations, specifically upper and lower extremities. She also enjoys helping the geriatric population with balance deficits and fall prevention, with an emphasis on increasing function and quality of life. Her...
Maureen McBeth

Maureen McBeth
Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Maureen McBeth, MPT, CLT-LANA, is a nationally known lymphedema and cancer rehab specialist with over 21 years of experience as a physical therapist. She received her MPT at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. While working at The University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, she received her Certified Lymphedema Training in 2004 from the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, where she is now a primary instructor. During the past 14 years, she has developed an extensive knowledge and understanding ...
Meghan Mahar

Meghan Mahar
PRN physical Therapist

As a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Meghan enjoys treating clients with a variety of orthopedic injuries.   She prides herself on focusing on the whole person, not just the injured body part, and encouraging better overall health. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and Biology.  She then graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.   Meghan is a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therap...

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