Here at Boulder f.i.t. spine we believe…

Life is meant to be experienced and not just lived. Physical and emotional stressors can hinder our movement and create mental fog. At Boulder F.I.T. we strive to optimize nervous system integrity in order to improve your clarity, function and restore motion through accessible, specific chiropractic care. We believe chiropractic care must be seen as a required healthcare and not an alternative therapy. You keep moving, we will help you move forward.

The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
— Thomas A. Edison

Our services

Functional Dry Needling

Functional Dry Needling is a soft tissue, manual therapy technique using filament needles. The needles are safely guided into dysfunctional muscle tissue to aid in restoration of proper movement patterns. - FDN (Price decreases based on what package you have)

New Patient

Fill out your paperwork ahead of time at to optimize your time in office for you. (Pleas arrive 20 minutes before your appointment to complete paperwork in office) - DON'T FORGET TO SIGN THE LAST PAGE!

Selective Functional Movement Assessment

The SFMA, a movement based diagnostic system which systematically finds the cause of pain - not just the source - by logically breaking down dysfunctional movement patterns in a structured assessment. - SFMA (Price varies, included with care plan)

Functional Movement Screen

The principles of movement are implemented from the results we derive from the Functional Movement Screen, allowing us to make programming decisions with precision and purpose .  Screen results provide valuable feedback throughout the training process to ensure we are meeting short and long-term movement goals for lifelong health and vitality. - FMS


Specialized stainless steel instruments we are able to address fascial restrictions and soft tissue adhesions to restore pain free motion and function. (Price decreases based on what package you have)

Functional Breathing Screen/Assesment

From the gracefulness of yoga to the strength of the martial artist - it all starts with breath. Proper breathing is essential for stable core activation and quality movement. Screening and assessing breathing for dysfunctional patterns that can relate to injury risk will set the stage for proper stress reduction & healing. FBS 

Motor Control Screen

A way to measure a person’s motor control and demonstrate functional symmetry, effectiveness of your care/conditioning as well as screen for injury risk. - MCS (Price varies, included with care plan)


Muscle testing specific to you to determine if your body needs inhibition or activation to correct imbalances. Provide non-invasive support to your joints and muscles.

What Can I Expect As a New Patient?

  • History of Present Illness/Injury

  • Postural Analysis

  • Neurological Examination

  • Functional Breathing Screen

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

  • Biomechanical/Orthopedic Testin

This level of detail ensures we are being thorough for your current complaint in addition to addressing the sources of the problem. 

* We strive to mitigate pain and correct dysfunction in 3-6 visits, we are able to achieve this with 85% of patients treated. However, if your injury is more severe, please understand you may need more time to care for your injury.

A Few Testimonials From Our Clients



Dr. Sean Burkhardt, Doctor of Chiropractic at Boulder F.I.T. Spine Center. Re-locating back to sunny Boulder, Colorado from Honolulu, HI where he worked as a Doctor of Chiropractic with the locals of the island, the US military and University of Hawaii football and volleyball players. Over the past 3 years, he has been adjusting the residents of the Denver area and recently is now assisting first responders and the local police and fire departments with operational training for job performance enhancement and injury prevention. 

He received his D.C. and B.S. degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA graduating Magna Cum Laude. During his studies at Palmer College, he also taught Spinal Anatomy and Peripheral Nervous System classes with the PASS program in addition to working in the radiology department. In the summer of 2011, he volunteered to work abroad in India serving the underprivileged by providing chiropractic care at a hospital in Hyderabad.

Prior to his work as a Chiropractor, Dr. Burkhardt worked in the physical therapy and rehabilitation field teaching rehab programs. Dr. Burkhardt has had the privilege to work with patients from just a few weeks old to the more mature population, professional organizations such as the NFL and MLB, Olympic Athletes and our nation’s military service men and women.