address 2418 E Franklin Street Unit 115
RichmondVirginia 23223
CS Instructor Status N/A

Introductory Courses Arterial, Neural Upper Quadrant, Intro, Visceral, Musculoskeletal I, Neural Lower Quadrant, Lymphatic/Venous, Musculoskeletal II, Musculoskeletal III, Central Sensitization I, Central Sensitization II, Counterstrain Mastery Programs Mod 1 Intro, Mod 2 Visceral, CS Convention 2020, CS Convention 2019, CS Convention 2021,

Derek Metzler, MPT

Derek is a physical therapist licensed in Virginia. His well-rounded professional training, life experiences, and compassionate nature enable him to provide a therapeutic environment that facilitates your return to an active, healthy, and vital lifestyle. Derek’s philosophy is to continually strive for the best patient outcomes. Training & Specialties: Masters of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 2000 Completed all current Fascial Counterstrain courses with the Jones Institute, as well as, Mastery Module 1 with the Counterstrain Academy Expert level MFR therapist and assistant instructor in John F. Barnes form of Myofascial Release (MFR™) 10-month post-graduate course on the Australian/Maitland model, and influences from NAIOMT, University of Virginia Direct Access Certification Coursework at the Institute of Physical Art Derek has developed a unique approach combining his professional knowledge, his intuition, and his passion for helping people to achieve their fullest potential.