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Derrick A. Martin, PT, DPT

Dr. Martin’s quest to be the best can be seen in his personal and professional growth. He started as a Physical Therapist aide and now has his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Dr. Martin has been in the physical therapy profession for over 35 years and is skilled in deep dry needling techniques, cupping, kinesio-taping, and other orthopedic manual therapy techniques. Dr. Martin is a thinking therapist. His main goal is to improve mobility, function, and improve his patient’s way of life. Dr. Martin’s dedication to physical therapy has his patients returning 90% of the time or referring friends and family members which is a testament to the type of care rendered at his offices.

Dr. Martin started Absolute Therapies in 2009 so he can help fellow service members and give back to the profession that he has serviced for over 32 years.

He franchised with Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers in 2019 to expand his knowledge base into vestibular and balance rehabilitation.

Dr. Martin says treating patients is not a job to him, but an enjoyment and a blessing to give of what the Lord gave him.

Degrees, Training & Certifications

Dr. Martin began his 20-year career as a physical therapist assistant in the U.S. Army. B.S. in Physical Therapy, Howard University, Washington, D.C; D.P.T. in Physical Therapy, A. T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona; Continuing Education (Manual Therapy), Ola Grimsby Institute, San Diego, California. Licensed Physical Therapist: State of Maryland.

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers


3200 Crain Highway
Suite #103
Waldorf, MD 20603

4000 Mitchellville Road
Suite #B430
Bowie, MD 20716


MD (301) 805-6805 | VA (703) 288-3130