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About Us

Fitness Designs Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab is an independent, clinician-owned facility. Our licensed staff of physical therapists and certified athletic trainers has more than 35 years of combined health care expertise which makes FD stand out amongst all other practices in the metro area.

The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Fitness Designs remains consistent, so you can bet on seeing familiar faces as you work through your treatment. This is just one of the many points of pride for a practice that has served the metro area for over 20 years. Here's a look at some of our staff.​​

Christopher Pifer, MS, PT

Clinical Director/Owner/Founder

Washington University and St. Louis University Clinical Faculty

Member 20 years

Segmental Spine, Neck, and Lower Back speciality

Clinical specialization for Runners and Cyclists

Development of Post-op rapid recovery systems

Guest lecturer St. Louis/Metro Cycling & Triathlete Clubs

Ankle/foot orthotic certification



​Office staff:

Scheduling, Billing & Insurance - Stephanie

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