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Justin Yerkes - Delmarva Physical Therapy

Justin Yerkes, PT, DPT

Justin is a licensed physical therapist practicing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He has had experience working in both the outpatient clinic environment as well as home health. This has allowed him to gain the skills necessary to treat people from all different backgrounds and age groups. He values the ability to spend quality time with patients and aims to understand their motivations for seeking therapy. Justin enjoys rehabilitation and injury prevention of athletes. Additionally, he is dedicated to working with physicians to address appropriate post-surgical rehab as well as using manual therapy techniques and patient specific exercises across the lifespan.

Justin completed his undergraduate studies at McDaniel College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Physical Education. He also played four years on the McDaniel football team. Before attending PT school, he served as a physical education and weight lifting teacher at a high school outside of Baltimore, Maryland.

Justin completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. While in PT school, Justin had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and provide physical therapy to patients of all ages. He delivered care to the local population and assisted with the opening of an orthopedic physical therapy clinic. He is an active member of the APTA orthopedic section and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Justin continues to stay active by weightlifting, spending time outdoors, and getting out on the water. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, and two kids, fishing, hunting and golfing.