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.
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 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.
Chanel Vanderhorst, PT, DPT, CLT-Lymphedema Therapist
Chanel was raised in Columbia, MD. She graduated from Spelman College in 2007 with her Bachelors of Arts. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Temple University. Chanel worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting for 4 years in Howard County. In 2013, she went on to pursue her interest in lymphedema treatment and oncology rehabilitation at Mercy Medical Center. She worked under the mentorship of Maureen McBeth and earned her Certified Lymphedema Therapist through Klose Training. She is excited to move into private practice and have the opportunity to utilize both her orthopedic and oncology experience at Bodywise PT by Forever Fit. She loves helping patients return to pre-diagnosis levels of function, both in the cancer and orthopedic world. Chanel is an avid sports fan and loves cheering on the home team. She enjoys learning more about plant based diets. After work and on the weekends she enjoys being outside and being active, especially through Zumba and hiking.