Champions Fit Sponsors

Champions Fit Sponsors

Our sponsors help Champions FIT to create the best training programs and experience for you! We thank them for all that they do for us!

Ground Up Athletics is a Houston, Texas locally owned, unique retail experience fusing medical, fitness, and athletic fashion knowledge and products. We provide professionally fit athletic shoes, prefabricated arch supports, custom molded arch supports, athletic apparel, and high performance socks to individuals of all activity level.

At Ground Up Athletics our staff of highly trained orthopedic consultants, lead by our Medical Director, Ken Sly strive to provide every customer with a complete care approach to their foot and ankle needs.

Website: http://www.guafit.com

The Methodist Hospital System is recognized as a leader in sports medicine, providing comprehensive care for the active family and athletes of all ages and all skill levels: students, amateurs and professionals. Methodist Center for Sports Medicine now has a presence on the Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus, extending this specialized care to the Northwest Houston community.

Scott Rand, MD, board certified in family medicine and sports medicine, is the newest addition to the center. Dr. Rand provides primary care services and focuses on maximizing function and minimizing disabilities that take time away from sports, work or school. From annual exams, sports physicals and immunizations to concussion management and acute injuries, Dr. Rand provides expertise in wellness, injury prevention and injury medical management. Home to the team physicians for the Houston Astros, Houston Texans and Houston Dynamo, the Methodist Center for Sports Medicine offers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive program for athletes of all types, providing expertise that helps individuals return to an active lifestyle.

Website: http://www.methodisthealth.com/mor.cfm?id=38970

Okon, or "Dr. O", has a particular interest in the care and management of athletes and active people who are not willing to let injury or pain stop them from performing in their respective sports, work activities, or activities of daily living. His goal is always to maximize function in the most efficient manner utilizing a combination of manual therapy, exercise, and educational guidance customized to each patient’s needs. He is an advocate of Injury prevention and injury risk assessment to promote wellness in healthcare.

Okon graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2007 with a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and earned his post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) in Sports Physical Therapy from the EIM Institute of Health Professions in 2019. Okon became a board certified clinical specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) in 2010 and Sports Physical Therapy (SCS) in 2013. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Clinical Instructor for physical therapy students who has taught courses on return to play criteria post-injury. Other certifications he holds include Trigger Point Dry Needling and Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). Okon has served as a mentor in orthopedic and sports residencies as well as a rehabilitation consultant for the athletics program at a NCAA Division I university. In addition to these roles he has served in formal operational and clinical leadership positions in his career.

Okon's goal is to make physical medicine and wellness services more accessible and convenient by helping you optimize "Movement wherever you are"™.

Website: https://campusmotion.org

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