Danelle Dickson / Performance Plus Physical Therapy

Sustaining Individual Member
Member since January 30, 2014



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Danelle Dickson, PT, DPT, OCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware,  Newark, DE
Bachelor of Science, 
Morgan State University  Baltimore, MD
Major Biology, Minor French

Orthopedics, Sports, Performing Arts, Injury Prevention, Dry Needling

Dickson D, Hollman K, Ojofeitimi S, Bronner S. Comparison of functional ankle motion measures in dancers. J Dance Med Sci. 2012 In Press. 

Ms. Dickson, a graduate of University of Delaware, has 8 years of clinical, research, and administrative experience in physical therapy sports and orthopedic fields. She has worked in a variety of fields (hospital, outpatient, private practice), and started Performance Plus Physical Therapy with the goal of providing a different rehabilitation experience for patients.

Danelle has a manual osteopathic approach to patient treatments, with an emphasis on bio-mechanical analysis, correction and return to function. She also focuses on injury assessment and prevention for performing artists. She has been trained in manual based courses such as Institute of Physical Arts and St. Augustine courses and received her Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in 2012.

Danelle has worked in educational development serving as a mentor and clinical instructor to local Physical Therapy Students and performed research in the Dance medicine field. She has also presented research at local (APTA) and international (IADMS) conferences on dancers, and has additionally has published her research with Journal of Dance Medicine and Science. At present, Ms. Dickson works with a variety of diagnoses including common orthopedic and sports injuries, including post-operative conditions. She specializes in working with dancers, and works with local dance population in taking care of their injuries. Danelle enjoys traveling, dancing and staying active. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

To read about testimonials from Ms. Dickson’s patients, click here