As a physical therapist, my mission is to improve people’s confidence through movement. More recently, as a father, my “why” has grown to include supporting movement through lifestyle choices that maximize my chances for longevity. I have developed a passion for enhancing the genetic hand we are dealt with lifestyle choices – Sleep, Nutrition, Activity, Psychological wellness (SNAP!). I feel that these lifestyle choices are the true foundation for living well (and moving well).
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Doctor of Physical Therapy
Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship Graduate
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Precision Nutrition Level 1 Nutrition Coach
Precision Medicine Health Coaching Fellowship - Wild Health - 2022
Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship - The Jackson Clinics - 2015
Orthopedic Residency - The Jackson Clinics - 2012
Doctorate of Physical Therapy - George Washington University - 2010
Bachelors of Health Science - University of Florida – 2007
As a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, I am ready to take on any of your orthopedic ailments! I further specialized with an Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship and am extremely passionate about treating upper extremity injuries (both surgical and non-surgical). I have been involved in the CrossFit community since 2013 (including a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer from 2013-2018) and baseball community since my days as a "Teeballer." Dry Needling - I completed the 60 hours of requisite training to administer dry needling in the state of Virginia (through Myopain Seminars).
I enjoy putting the proverbial pen to paper on my musings about fatherhood, and how my daughter stokes my professional and personal curiosity. Search "Dan Alcorn" under https://movement-x.com/blog/ for my latest posts.
I also have a personal blog - Dr. Dan's Clinical Corner
Check out my YouTube Page for exercise references and ways to expand your Movement Palette.
I love to teach! As they say, "to teach is to learn twice." Here is a link to one of my teaching moments in September 2022 - SNAP Up Chronic Pain
More teaching...CrossFit friends and overhead enthusiasts unite at this seminar offering - Better Backs, Stronger Shoulders
My wife tells me I have a phobia for silence and I fill the air with podcasts, played at 1.5 x speed
Dr. Dan was wonderful. Look forward to working with him in the future.Travis, May 21
My sessions with Dan have been absolutely fantastic. He is a master of his trade. Extremely knowledgeable, very personable, a true professional. Dan has helped me regain my former ability, restored my confidence, and given me a deeper understanding of my shoulder. I recommend him to anyone!Nicholas, May 27
I have had many, many incredibly helpful interactions with all the PTs at Movement X, including Fred, MJ, and particularly Dan Alcorn. How many of us go to a doctor and are told, in effect, "Stop doing that"? It's frustrating because doctors aren't great at hearing you particularly on the clock -- or offering you pragmatic solutions, personalized structured instructions, as to how to continue, to evolve to get get better. Not so with Movement X. They listen, they're grounded in great practices, and they're also athletes and so they are able to really hear their patients, offer practical suggestions, and work through challenges. They all really go above and beyond to work through your challenges -- with Dan going so far as to film me and offer pointers as to how to progress. I can't say enough good things -- you owe it yourself to come and work with them.Clayton, Sep 26
I cannot recommend Dan highly enough. I started working with Dan for about three months now, working towards resuming a full range of strength and cardio activities, following two hip surgeries over the summer. Prior to starting with Dan, I felt very limited in what I could do across pretty much my whole body. Dan listen to my concrete goals and needs and has worked with me to help develop specific ways to address them. Essentially, if you asked me three months ago, if I could be doing some of the things I'm doing now, I would have said absolutely not. Working with Dan has absolutely exceeded my expectations!Christian, Jan 25