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Derek Freshman, PT

Derek Freshman is a course instructor for Upstream Rehabilitation Institute.  Derek obtained his Bachelors in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina in 2008 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2012.  Derek currently practices in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania as a Senior Physical Therapist.   Derek obtained his Board Certification in Orthopedics in 2017 and is seeking to complete Fellowship in Manual Therapy through the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.  Derek also brings years of experience and training through the McKenzie/Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy System as well as the Selective Functional Movement System.   Derek is active in the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and mentors residents within the Upstream Rehabilitation Institute as well as serves as a Credentialed Clinical Instructor mentoring student Physical Therapists from all over the northeast.