“Welcome To A Physical Therapy Clinic In Washington DC PERFECT For People Who DON’T Like Relying On Painkillers Or Injections & Who Prefer NATURAL, Specialist Solutions To END Pain And Stiffness, So They Can Keep Active & Enjoy Their Health For Many Years To Come…”

Welcome to Performance Plus Physical Therapy. My name is Danelle Dickson, PT, DPT, OCS, Owner and Physical Therapist here at Performance Plus Physical Therapy, and I am excited to work with you to get you back to the things you love.

We help people of all ages in the DC area, make the best decisions and find the fastest solutions to getting back to the things they love, without repeated Doctor’s visits, without medications, without injections and without surgery.

This practice was created and born out of my personal experience of being injured as a dancer, and going through physical therapy myself to get me better. I was sooo scared and worried that I would never get better and be able to dance again. I wondered if my therapist had met anyone just like me and my problem. And even though she did, I feared that I would be different, and that my problem was incurable.

I was absolutely wrong!

I had an amazing experience of being empowered to not only understand my injury, but given a roadmap of what to expect, how to change my symptoms for the better, and great tools to help me continue to get better and stronger. And I was back to dancing in no time. It literally felt like magic, and I was eternally grateful!

I thought of all the people that I could possibly help who felt just like me, that at that moment decided to make a career of being a Physical Therapist. And I never looked back!

So if you have felt like me at some point - scared, worried about a bad diagnosis, afraid to take the next step because you don’t know what’s next for you - I am here to guide you through this process. I promise - on the other side of your problem is a stronger, healthier, more confident you!

If you are struggling with things like running a 5K, playing your favourite game or even the basic things in life like playing with your kids, sitting at your desk at work, or even getting out of bed, then you are in the right place!

Take a look around and check us out - we have free tools that you can use today to start on you journey. Just click on the button to receive your 100% free download of my free reports to get you going TODAY! No long wait for a Doctor’s visit! No 1 hour long calls to your insurance!

Also check out our testimonials on the website, online and on social media. Hear about people’s experience coming to Performance Plus Physical Therapy and read about the experience you have to look forward to!.

I’m excited to help you, so let’s start the conversation! Click on the yellow button above to get my free report, or choose one of the easy options below and let’s start the journey to your transformation!

About Our Therapist, Danelle Dickson PT, DPT, OCS

Danelle Dickson, a graduate of University of Delaware, has 10 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, Danelle 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 the 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.

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. 

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