Dr. Arianne Missimer, DPT, RD, SFG2, CICS, CSCS, TPI-MP3, K-Vest2, RockDoc, FMS/SFMA, NKT 1
Dr. Arianne Missimer, Human Movement Specialist, has spent the past 15 years in the fitness and nutrition industry, specializing in performance enhancement and injury prevention through proper assessment and training methods. In 2002, Arianne received her BS in Dietetics combined with a fitness concentration at the University of Delaware. She owns and operates CORE Fitness (www.corefitnessstudio.com), a performance training studio, nurturing a diverse group of clientele, including individuals seeking a healthier lifestyle and recreational/ competitive athletes of all levels, to improve their overall performance through proper functional training, conditioning, and nutrition. She developed CORE’s scientific training and nutrition methodology through clinical practice and successful outcomes. Her passion for performance training and movement led her to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Neumann University.
Dr. Missimer has been at Kinetic Physical Therapy in West Chester, PA since 2010. In addition to her role as physical therapist, Dr. Missimer serves as the Clinic Director of the West Chester clinic. Dr. Missimer specializes in a global, movement-based approach. Her goal is not to just get her patients pain-free, but to change the way they move in life and sport, change the way individuals think about exercise, and provide them with the tools necessary for a successful rehab to performance continuum. In addition, Dr. Missimer is the Golf Performance Director where she works with recreational and competitive golfers using the K-Vest 3 D System and golf-specific performance training.
She was awarded the “Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year” by the American Dietetic Association and received the “Outstanding Alumni Award” from the University of Delaware. Additionally, she has a passion for continuing education. She is a Strong First Level 2 instructor (SFG2), Certified Rock Doc, Certified Indian Club Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), Certified Titleist Performance Institute (T.P.I.) Golf Fitness Instructor, and Golf Medical Professional Level 3. She is also certified in Neurokinetic Therapy, the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SMFA), and Y Balance Test.
In addition to her advanced training, Dr. Missimer has created “The Movement Paradigm” where she shares her passion for a comprehensive, movement–based approach. She has developed a passion for presenting on a regional and national level. She has presented at the National NSCA conference and APTA Annual conference and develops course content for the Home CEU connection and serves on multiple advisory boards. Her personal goal is to restore sustainable and optimal health in individuals of all ages and abilities and to bridge the gap between physical therapy and performance.
Outside of work, she enjoys ballroom dancing, golf, kettlebells, outdoor activities, exercising, continuing education and traveling. Most importantly, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.