3901 National Dr #Ste 100
Burtonsville MD 20866
301-421-1125
4000 Mitchellville Rd, #A404
Bowie MD 20716
301-464-3775
10301 Georgia Ave, #200
Silver Spring MD 20902
301-681-7880
9881 Brokenland Pkwy, #103
Columbia MD 21046
240-841-2639
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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

  • Burtonsville Physical Therapists


    Krista Frederic, PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS, 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 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. 

    Erika Mesenbourg, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, Clinic Director


    Erika has practiced physical therapy for more than 12 years in outpatient orthopedics. She earned her B.S. in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University in 2000. She earned her Master's degree in Physical Therapy at Marymount University in 2004, and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Marymount in 2006. Erika worked as an adjunct faculty member for Marymount University's Physical Therapy Department for 8 years.  Erika is passionate about teaching and sharing her knowledge base with prospective PT's and her patients. Erika has earned her COMT (Certified Manual Orthopedic Therapist) and is a certified in Level 2 Dry Needling.

    Erika is committed to her patients achieving their rehabilitation goals, with a manual therapy and therapeutic exercise approach to care. Erika enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries including, post-operative rehab, weekend warrior ailments and sports related injuries.

    Barbara Huddleston, 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, PT, DPT, 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.

    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 Borges, PT, DPT 

    Christine is a Pilates certified physical therapist from Northern Virginia. She received her BS 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. Additionally, Christine has continued education in Pelvic Health, able to treat women with pelvic floor dysfunction. 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. 

Nelson Almeida, PT, DPT

Nelson earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013 and his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2017. Nelson makes it a priority to be updated on current research studies to provide effective treatment and quality care to all his patients. Nelson pursued Physical Therapy due to his interest in the human body and passion for empowering others. He has worked with a diverse population including orthopedic, neurologic, geriatric, and pediatric patients. He enjoys being active outside and loves to travel domestically and abroad. Nelson is a Silver Spring native, and attended Wheaton High School in the late 2000's and enjoys giving back to the community he hails from.