Dr. Derek Baron was born and raised in a small town in Rhinelander, WI (Home of the Hodags) and as you can imagine he is a BIG fan of the Packers, Brewers, Bucks and Badgers – go easy on him! Dr. Baron graduated from National College of Chiropractic in 1997 and has practiced in Illinois, Wisconsin, Florida and back here in Illinois where he has landed here with us at The Joint in Wheaton. Dr. Baron’s career has taken him from working in a hospital with an orthopedic surgeon running the rehab department to opening his own multi-disciplinary practice in Rhinelander with his wife, Theresa who is a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. Dr. Baron and his wife were the medical staff for a couple of high schools and took care of the athletes in the training room as well as at all the sporting events. Dr. Baron has earned his Diplomate in Sports Chiropractic as well as his Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialists and he enjoys working with all populations and believes each one of has an inner athlete inside and can benefit from stretching and strengthening to keep ourselves flexible and strong our entire lives. Dr. Baron lives in Naperville with his wife Theresa and their son, Reese and their pooch Scarlett. They all love watching their Wisconsin sports teams and especially those when they play against the Chicago teams. Dr. Baron loves being in the Northwoods of Wisconsin as well as enjoying both the City Life and Outdoor Life Chicago has to offer.