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March 25th, 2015

“Barefoot Strong” Event with Dr. Emily Splichal

Joint pain, impaired balance, slowed reflexes. All accepted signs of an aging movement system – but do we have to accept this gradual loss of function as we enter our golden years? What if there were simple steps you could take in your 20s, 30s and 40s to ensure years of effortless, pain-free movement?

Join Finish Line Physical Therapy as we welcome Podiatrist & Human Movement Specialist Dr. Emily Splichal for an evening exploring the science behind barefoot training and how this often overlooked area of health and fitness is actually the secret to youthful movement.

WHAT: An evening with Dr. Emily Splichal introducing her newest book, Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity

WHEN: Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m.
We will begin with a 30-minute BARE Workout followed by Barefoot Strong Fit Tips, Q&A and Book Signing. Wear comfortable clothing, as we will but up and moving during the workout!

WHERE: Finish Line Physical Therapy (119 W. 23rd St. #304; punch in 2711 to access the building)

RSVP – Registration is FREE! We will have books available for purchase.

About Barefoot Strong
As one of the fastest growing areas within medicine, the anti-aging business is now a $122 billion dollar industry with researchers dedicating their careers to finding the fountain of youth. Whether it be copper peptides or acai supplements, most of the anti-aging industry focuses on superficial aspects of eternal youth and vitality.

For the first time ever, it is time to apply the latest research to a new area of anti-aging medicine known as movement longevity. Join Podiatrist & Human Movement Specialist Dr Emily Splichal as she explores the science behind barefoot training and how this often overlooked area of health and fitness is actually the secret to youthful movement.

As an internationally-renowned educator on barefoot training, Dr. Emily has traveled the world exploring the concept of movement efficiency from the ground up. Through barefoot science, fascial fitness and neuromuscular conditioning, Dr Emily will show you how to survive the unnatural conditions of today’s shod society and optimize your movement patterns.

From barefoot activation exercises, to vitamin supplements to protect your peripheral nerves, Barefoot Strong is your go-to guide to ensure years of efficient movement – one step at a time. Are you ready to unlock the secrets to anti-aging movement and become barefoot strong?

About the Author
Dr. Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy and Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist®, Barefoot Rehab Specialist® and BARE® Workout Certifications for health and wellness professionals. With over 13 years in the fitness industry, Dr. Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to foot function and barefoot training. Dr. Splichal actively sees patients out of her office in Manhattan, NY with a speciality in sports medicine, biomechanics and forefoot surgery. Dr. Splichal takes great pride in approaching all patients through a functional approach with the integration of full biomechanical assessments and movement screens. Dr. Splichal is actively involved in the correction of movement dysfunctions as it relates to sports injury and frequently performs manual therapy techniques including joint mobilization and trigger point release. Dr. Splichal is actively involved in barefoot training research and barefoot education as it relates to athletic performance, injury prevention and human movement dysfunction. Dr. Splichal has presented her research and barefoot education both nationally and internationally, with her barefoot programming in over 17 countries worldwide and translated to 8 languages. Due to her unique background Dr. Splichal is able to serve as a Consultant for some of the top fitness, footwear and orthotic companies including NIKE, Trigger Point Performance Therapy, Aetrex Worldwide, Crunch Fitness and Sols.

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