Dr. Derek Slingsby, DC
Dr. Derek Slingsby grew up in Newport Beach, CA. He endured a number of injuries from volleyball, surfing, skiing and snowboarding. These injuries were managed by a world class team of Doctors. During his undergraduate years at the University of Oregon, he spent a year abroad to experience culture and surf. New Zealand was his first stop where he attended the Wellington School of Healing Arts. The exposure to holistic and traditional medicine combined with his own experiences as an athlete led him to pursue his Doctorate of Chiropractic, DC in the SF bay area.
In graduate school, Dr. Slingsby focused on specialty techniques such as Active Release Technique and Functional Medicine. He has practiced in CA, Hawaii and internationally where he ran a specialty pain clinic for the past 2 years. Dr. Slingsby along with his team saw a number of complex cases involving pre and post surgery and disabled patients. The focus of the clinic was alleviating pain from acute injuries, disc herniations, spinal compression, and severe degeneration.
Dr Slingsby is currently operating Pacific Spine and Rehab, PSR, in Kahului, Hawaii. PSR has a comprehensive team of doctors, physical therapists, and massage therapists to treat and manage a variety of injuries and conditions. Dr Slingsby recently returned to Maui and looks forward to working with the community and enjoying the islands.