Derek is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a certified Medical Massage Practitioner. He is a graduate of the Salter School in Tewksbury, MA. His style is based on structural integration. His training includes Erik Dalton’s Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, Thom Meyers’ Anatomy Trains, Tradition Thai, and Myofascial Release. He is also well versed in a variety of techniques including Sports Massage, Hot Stone, Shiatsu, and Prenatal. With his training, he has developed a great understanding of the body’s posture and works to correct and eliminate any conditions that cause pain or discomfort.
Derek finds educating his patients to be a crucial part of his practice. Clarity and awareness to oneself is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, both mental and physical. He wishes for everyone to be able to enjoy a life free of pain.
Outside of the office you’ll find Derek making pottery and playing various musical instruments. Derek holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts from UMass Lowell and has also taught music for 15 years at various High Schools, College, and non-profit organizations. He enjoys traveling, eating, and living life to its fullest.