Lifters Clinic is a physical therapy practice that was founded in 2015 by Mario Novo, DPT, PT. Recognized nationally as one of the leading experts in sports rehabilitation and evidence-based exercise kinesiology. Dr. Novo is a university researcher and professor who has taught at institutions such as Cumberland University, Trevecca Nazarene University, and most recently at Belmont University. Dr. Novo helped establish one of the top Motion Capture Research Labs out of Florida International University. His passion for teaching along with understanding the latest in analysis technology has helped researchers and practitioners better understand movement and strength training. Dr. Mario Novo is a Tennessee Department of Health Licensed Physical Therapist. He is certified in Blood Flow Restriction as well as Functional Dry Needling.

Who can come to Lifters Clinic?

Lifters Clinic is open to any athlete at any level, whether it is an aspiring young athlete to the professionally trained NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS player. Dr. Novo’s goal is to provide the same quality care that professional athletes receive and bring it to the community. We are an out-of-network cash pay physical therapy clinic that offers supplimental services such as dry needling, blood flow restriction training, coaching clinics, and performance optimization courses.