BodyFITT at NC Center For Physical Therapy

Colten_Natalie_SquatBodyFITT is an in-depth evaluation performed by a musculoskeletal expert who analyzes your body's movement to identify potential limitations before they become injuries. The evaluation entails a thorough assessment of strength, flexibility, and balance identifying abnormalities in movement patterns.

WHY IS BODYFITT DIFFERENT?

BodyFITT allows you access to a Doctor of Physical Therapy who will approve an exercise regimen designed specifically for you. It will address potential injury areas before the injury happens. This program, as well as physical therapy, isn’t just for individual who are injured, but rather those who want a proactive approach to their health.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

A BodyFITT analysis serves to create your baseline level of fitness. We can then use your baseline to help identify issues that could cause injuries that may otherwise lead to intensive physical therapy.

Dry Needling is included in your initial BodyFITT session. Dry needling is a great way to relieve tight muscles and improve your body’s range of motion which will allow you to return to the activities that matter the most to you. See our Dry Needling services page for more information on dry needling.

WHAT HAPPENS DURING FIRST BODYFITT ANALYSIS?

Your first visit will consist of a 45-minute in-depth assessment designed with one of our Doctors of Physical Therapy to develop a customized exercise program of 3-4 exercises for you to do at home to address your impairments and help you reach your specified goals.

Individuals will be provided with relevant education to boost the understanding of their body to minimize future risk of injury.

GOALS OF BODYFITT ANALYSIS:

  • Identify Current Limitations
  • Establish YOUR Goals
  • Identify Range of Motion Restrictions
  • Identify Abnormalities in Strength
  • Identify Mobility vs Stability

WHAT YOU GET DURING THE ANALYSIS:

  • Identify Current Limitations
  • Assessment of Functional Movements
  • Emphasis and Assessment of Proper Body Mechanics
  • Proactive Education from a Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Approved Exercise Plan

FOLLOW-UP SESSIONS

After your first initial BodyFITT analysis, your first follow-up session will be FREE. Each session with be 30 minutes long during with time your Physical Therapist with update your exercises, monitor your proper mechanics, and ensure that you are progressing towards your goals.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I COME?

BodyFITT is structured with your goals in mind and requires less time commitment than a typical physical therapy treatment plan. The typical outline and/or options for BodyFITT program is as follows:

  • Return in 4-6 weeks when you have reached a “plateau”.
  • Return for a “check-up” in 3-6 months” to ensure you are on the right track to remain injury free.
  • Annual BodyFITT analysis to identify muscle strengths, weaknesses, and imbalances to help you remain injury free!