physical therapist Brian with a patient
physical therapist Brian assisting with a patient's wrist
physical therapist Brian assisting with a patient's leg
physical therapist Brian assisting with a patient's leg


800 Abruzzi Drive, Suite E
Chester, MD 21619

P: 410-643-7515 | F: 410-643-7803

Office Hours

Monday 8am - 7pm
Tuesday 7am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 7pm
Thursday 7am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 12pm

Welcome to Tidewater Physical Therapy Chester!

Tidewater Physical Therapy's Expertise

Meet our Chester crew


Meet our Chester crew!

Brian Prettyman, PT, DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Clinical Director our Chester, MD clinic. Brian specializes in sports and orthopedic therapy, spinal cord injury and multi-trauma therapies, pelvic and sacroiliac dysfunction, therapeutic interventions and lower extremity dysfunction.

Additional patient care is provided by Austin Gallagher, PTA.   Office Manager, Amber Palacios is there to greet you with a smile and take care of all your administrative needs.


Brian Prettyman, PT, DPT

Brian Prettyman, PT, DPT

Brian Prettyman, DPT is the Clinical Director of our Chester, Maryland location. Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Salisbury University in 2013.  Brian gained experience in the field of Physical Therapy, working as a technician with Tidewater, until going back to school to further his career. In 2017, Brian received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He specializes in manual therapy, multi-trauma therapies, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), balance, pre- and post-operative care, joint replacement therapies, sports and orthopedic therapy, stroke rehabilitation, vertigo and TMJ dysfunction. Personally, Brian is a huge sports fan – particularly of the Baltimore and Kansas City based teams. He is also an avid runner and enjoys woodworking in his free time.



Find us:

Our Chester Clinic is conveniently located on Abruzzi Drive in Chester, MD. Driving West on Route 50 take Exit 41 to Route 18 (Main Street) – make a right onto Route 18; take a Right onto Shamrock Road, take a Left onto Abruzzi Drive.  We are located in the center high rise apartments, street level (800 Abruzzi Drive, Suite E).  If you are driving East on Route 50, take Exit 40 B and then an immediate Right onto Abruzzi Drive, again located in the center high rise apartments, street level.  Please call 410-643-7515 with any questions.