Derek Benthusen - Total Therapy Florida

Derek Benthusen

Derek Benthusen PT, DPT, ATC

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Sarasota Clinic Director


Derek graduated from University of South Florida with his Bachelors in athletic training in 2009. During that time he gained experience working with various athletes and sports teams including: Football, soccer, basketball, track, and other high school and collegiate sports. In 2015, Derek received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. After graduating, Derek has worked in a variety of rehab settings including inpatient rehab, acute care, outpatient therapy, skilled nursing rehabilitation and assisted living facilities. Derek’s philosophy of care incorporates an excellent command of human anatomy, strong manual techniques coupled with an eclectic functional strengthening approach. During his free time Derek enjoys spearfishing, boating, and spending time with his family including his wife Amber, two boys Duke and Dean, and his pups Haybe and Sky.
Derek graduated from University of South Florida with his Bachelors in athletic training in 2009.
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