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Dr Josh Renkens:

Co-Owner/ Chiropractor

College Education:

  • Assumption College, BA; 1995

  • Tennessee State University, MAEd; 1997

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, DC; 2006


  • Functional Release

  • Functional Range Conditioning

  • Active Release Technique (Full BodyCertified)

  • Functional Dry Needling

  • Muscle Activation Technique

  • Kinesio Taping

  • Rocktape - Functional Movement Techniques (Basic and Performance)

  • RKC (Russian Kettlebell Certified)

  • Facial Manipulation

  • FMS (Functional Movement Screen, Level 1)

Dr. Renkens specializes in chiropractic and soft tissue treatment.  He prides himself on having a variety of skills and tools he can utilize to treat various syndromes in all populations. He has worked with athletes from the NFL, NHL, MLB, PGA, and USTA. He also serves as a special consultant for Vanderbilt, Lipscomb, and Belmont universities in Nashville, TN, working with and treating athletes in various sports. He is the co-author of Reset Your Back and Baseball Movement Essentials as well as co-contributor to Strength & Mobility For Tennis.

Josh lives in Nashville with his two sons – Wells and Gage. When he has some free time, he enjoys training, hiking, reading, listening to music, and documentaries. Josh believes each of us has a champion within ourselves, and has made it his mission to empower people with the know-how for achieving efficient movement and better health.


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Dr Derek Leist:

Co-Owner/ Chiropractor

College Education:

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

  • Bachelors in Human Biology (B.S.)


  • Active Release Technique (Full Body Certified)

  • Functional Release

  • Graston Technique

  • Functional Dry Needling

  • Rocktape – Functional Movement Techniques (Basic and Performance)

  • FMS (Level 1 and 2)

  • SFMA (Level 1 and 2)

  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI Medical 2 practitioner)

Dr. Derek Leist is a co-owner of Resilient Health & Performance, LLC in Brentwood, TN. Dr. Leist earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic located in St. Louis in 2009.

Dr. Leist has spent the last several years studying conservative sports medicine and rehabilitation. He specializes in soft tissue and joint manipulation including Active Release Technique, Functional Release, Graston Technique, Functional Dry Needling, and Chiropractic manipulations. Dr. Leist also incorporates corrective exercise and various taping techniques into his treatment protocols.

Over the years Dr. Leist has worked with a wide range of athletes from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, USTA, NCAA, Tri-Athletes, and Crossfit athletes. Currently, Dr. Leist serves as a special consultant to Vanderbilt University Track and Field, Vanderbilt University Cross Country, and Lipscomb University Baseball. While living in Houston, TX, Dr. Leist served as a consultant to the Houston Texans and the Houston Rockets.

Dr. Leist believes that no matter what level athlete you are, moving well is the key to unlocking your athletic success and well-being. Resilient Health and Performance’s goal is to equip clients with the necessary tools to press forward!