3901 National Dr #100 Burtonsville, MD, 20866
Fax: 301-500-2175

Monday: 7:40 am – 8 pm
Tuesday: 7:40 am – 6:20 pm
Wednesday: 7:40 am – 8 pm
Thursday: 7 am – 6 pm
Friday: 7:40 am – 4 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday – Closed

Google Maps Address

Physical Therapy in Burtonsville, MD

About Us

Our Burtonsville, Maryland, location is one of many. We first got started in 2010, when Forever Fit Physical Therapy & Wellness’ founder, Krista Frederic, MPT, OCS, resolved to create a community-oriented physical therapy clinic. Her goal was to provide care that was beyond what patients expected and create a uniquely compassionate and professional atmosphere. At our Burtonsville clinic, we understand the value of evidence-based treatment from care providers with extensive experience in the field. We feel confident that we can provide you with effective physical therapy care in a relaxed and compassionate environment for the outcomes you desire.

Our mission

Our Burtonsville mission is to provide our local community with more than adequate health care services. We strive to provide a level of care that is unparalleled with others in the community. We believe that we can become the Burtonsville community’s go-to servicer for physical therapy care and education.

Our services
  • Arthritis.
  • Back pain.
  • Joint pain.
  • Knee sprains and ligament tears.
  • Plantar fasciitis.
  • Rotator cuff injuries.
  • Elbow tendinitis (golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow).
  • Lymphedema.
  • Whiplash.
  • Chronic neck pain.
  • Headaches.
  • TMJ dysfunction.
  • Ankle sprains.
  • Achilles tendinitis.
  • Shin splints.
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome.
  • Post-surgical care for the spine, knee and shoulder.
  • Hip bursitis.
  • Multiple sclerosis.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS).
  • Pelvic pain/pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • Incontinence.
Our specialty services
  • LSVT for Parkinson’s disease.
  • Vestibular therapy.
  • Dry needling.
  • General orthopedics.
  • Fall/balance training.
Insurances accepted*
  • Automobile insurance.
  • Aetna.
  • Amerigroup.
  • Carefirst-Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.
  • Cigna.
  • Coventry.
  • GEHA.
  • Johns Hopkins Employee Health Plan.
  • MAMSI.
  • Maryland Medicaid.
  • Medicare.
  • Multiplan.
  • PHCS.
  • Priority Partners.
  • Tricare Standard & Prime.
  • United Healthcare.
  • United Healthcare Community Plan.
  • US Family.
  • Workers’ compensation.

*If we do not participate with your insurance but your plan has out-of-network benefits, we will gladly submit claims on your behalf.

Our Team

Erum Salman

Physical Therapist

Erum graduated from the University of Alberta with an M.S. in Physical Therapy after receiving her B.S. in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. She previously worked as a physiotherapy assistant, and health educator, and has experience in research related to older adults for fall prevention programs. As a therapist, Erum draws from her various patient-centric experiences to create a therapeutic alliance and work towards common goals.

Her passion lies in helping people recover from injuries. Erum’s treatment philosophy emphasizes education, manual therapy, and exercise-based rehabilitation. She looks forward to serving her clients not only in recovery but also with a strong focus on injury prevention. Outside of work, Erum enjoys exploring new restaurants in the DMV, baking banana bread, spending time with family and friends, and participating in outdoor sports and activities to keep her active.

Mike Ricca

Physical Therapist

Dr. Michael Ricca completed his undergraduate studies at Salisbury University where he earned a Bachelors in Exercise Science: Allied Health in 2020. He then went on to study at the University of Maryland-Baltimore where he graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2023. Although Michael is interested in treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, a deeper interest in sports-related physical therapy developed from playing sports like soccer and football for most of his life. He is dedicated to helping all his patients return from their injuries so they may continue living the life they wish to live. His treatment philosophy focuses on rehabilitation through exercise and manual therapy while keeping up to date with the latest evidence-based practice standards. Outside the clinic he enjoys lifting, outdoor activities, and watching Steelers football.

Darshana Boricha

Clinic Director/Physical Therapist

Dr. Darshana Boricha started practicing Physical Therapy after she completed her Bachelors in Physical Therapy from Mumbai, India in 2015. She worked in an inpatient facility as she wanted to learn more about rehabilitation for post operative conditions. She went on to practice in an Outpatient Orthopedic and Sports facility for 1 year where she got a chance to work with different sports and musculoskeletal disorders. She also was the lead Physical Therapist for the Great India Marathon, and other sports teams in India.

Dr. Boricha completed her Doctor in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University, California in 2017 where she also got a chance to practice under her DPT program director. She moved to Maryland in 2019 and started working in an Outpatient Physical Therapy clinic where she worked with all age populations and extensively worked on treating Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular conditions. She also loves treating the Pediatric population.

Darshana also completed an 8 day Mulligan Mobilization program to enhance her hands-on skills to treat patients with spinal and joint related conditions.

In her free time, she loves to explore new places and has a bucket list of visiting at least 3 new places every year.

Shweta Nerurkar

Physical Therapist

Dr. Shweta Nerurkar graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2015 with a Masters degree in Physical therapy. She went on to earn a transitional doctor of physical therapy degree with manual therapy certification. She values further learning, completing continuing education courses focusing on joint mobilisation, Mckenzie techniques for the spine, vestibular rehabilitation, graston technique, mulligan technique, neural tissue mobilisation and kinesiotaping technique. She is a certified LSVT BIG therapist for treating Parkinson's patients. Dr. Shweta Nerurkar's expertise include treating pre and post operative patients, several orthopaedic conditions and neurological conditions like stroke and Parkinson's disease. She is experienced in working with all age groups and looks forward the ability to treat a variety of conditions at Forever Fit Physical Therapy & Wellness.

Anne Coakley

Physical Therapist

Anne Coakley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore. Anne has practiced Physical Therapy for 31 years. Twenty eight years has been dedicated to orthopedic population. Anne’s continuing education has been dedicated to all areas of patient treatment especially manual therapy. Anne particularly enjoys educating her patients for independence in self-management for her patient’s improved quality of life. Anne has lived in Maryland all of her life. She has enjoyed raising three children with her husband Jon. Traveling, long hikes with her husband and dog and any outdoor adventure keeps Anne active in her free time.