Dr. Emily Splichal, podiatrist and human movement specialist, is the founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy, creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist®, BarefootRx®, and BARE® Workout Certifications, and inventor of Naboso Barefoot Technology. With over 16 years in the fitness industry, Dr. Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to barefoot science, foot to core integration, and from the ground up training.
Dr. Splichal actively sees patients at her office in Manhattan, NY, with a specialty in sports medicine, functional medicine, and regenerative medicine (dremilysplichal.com). Dr. Splichal takes great pride in approaching all patients through a functional approach with the integration of systemic function, diet, vitamin supplementation, and corrective exercise.
She is actively involved in barefoot training research and barefoot education as it relates to athletic performance, injury prevention, and movement longevity. Dr. Splichal has presented her research and barefoot education both nationally and internationally, with her Barefoot Training Specialist® Program in over 35 countries worldwide and translated into 12 languages.
Due to her unique background, Dr. Splichal serves as a consultant and expert for some of the top fitness, footwear, and orthotic companies, including Aetrex Worldwide, Bunion Bootie, Crunch Fitness, Lissom Footwear, NIKE Innovations, PowerPlate USA, RAD Roller, and Trigger Point Performance Therapy. She is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), has a master’s degree in Human Movement (MS), and earned NASM-CES, NASM-PES, and NSCA-CPT certifications.