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Derek grew up in Manchester, IA, and is now residing in Waukee, IA. He received his BA in Movement and Exercise Science from the University of Northern Iowa in 2014 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa in 2016. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Iowa Physical Therapy Association. He enjoys working with wide variety of patients and has a special interest in sports medicine, vestibular rehabilitation, and physical therapy for Parkinson’s Disease. Derek chose to become a physical therapist to help people resume the activities they enjoy doing and to help individuals develop healthier lifestyles. In his free time, Derek enjoys reading, running, playing volleyball, and traveling to see family and friends.