Derek is a doctor of physical therapy, specialized in advanced myofascial release and therapeutic exercise.
He is certified as a Neuro-developmental treatment practitioner in S. Korea.
He uses a combined approach of conventional physical therapy and holistic manual therapies drawn from the osteopathic philosophy. Derek has been in practice since 2006 and has completed extensive training from leading experts from South Korea and USA in the field of manual therapy.
As a physical therapist, Derek has had experience in a wide range of acute and chronic settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics for adults with conditions from physical trauma, post-surgery, sports injuries, pain syndromes, neurologic conditions to occupational and repetitive strain injuries.
Mostly, Derek is passionate about helping people and feels very lucky to have found a way to make a positive impact on patients’ lives. Derek enjoys his work immensely and puts his heart and soul into each and every case that he handles.
Derek Hyoungjoon Kim, PT, DPT, graduated from Dominican College as a Physical Therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Derek has experience and interest in outpatient orthopedics physical therapy and sports rehabilitation.
- Balance In Motion Physical Therapy, P.C. New York (Since 2015)
- Medex diagnostic and treatment center, Queens, NY
- Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, S. Korea
Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT, DPT)
Member of the American Physical Therapy Association