Dr. David A. Wilderman, PT, DPT, MS, founder of Wilderman Physical Therapy was born and raised in N. Wilmington. After graduating from Wilmington Friends School he went on to receive a BA in psychology/biology from the University of Delaware, which prompted him to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. He graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University and a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University.
Dr. Wilderman’s professional experience includes several start-up clinics in Baltimore, MD, and Shrewsbury, PA. He was a partner in Shrewsbury Physical Therapy from 2000-2008, then left the partnership to open Wilderman and Associates Physical Therapy, PC in Shrewsbury, PA in 2009. He later sold the practice in late 2011 to relocate back to his home state of Delaware. He was most recently a Multi-Site Manager for a national physical therapy company, running 2 clinics in Newark, DE and 1 clinic in Bear, DE.
Dr. Wilderman’s specialties include orthopedic rehabilitation with a particular emphasis on neck, spine, and shoulder rehab, as well as sports medicine rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, chronic headache relief, TMJ rehabilitation, and wellness/preventative programs. He has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 1984, as well as the Orthopaedic, Sports, and Private Practice Sections.
Dr. Wilderman founded Wilderman Physical Therapy in order to practice physical therapy in a setting that embodies his philosophy of treatment. He believes in the use of education, individualized attention, and client input in order to help his clients alleviate their pain and physical impairments. Receiving physical therapy at Wilderman Physical Therapy enhances the potential results following an injury or surgery, providing improved function, minimized disability, and less time away from participation in work and leisure activities.