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Danielle Cooper PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Senior Physical Therapist

Danielle Cooper PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Danielle is a Senior Physical Therapist at Sports Academy. She works with patients with a variety of orthopaedic diagnoses in the Integrated Sports Medicine Department. She is concurrently completing her fellowship in orthopedic manual physical therapy (FAAOMPT) through Regis University.

Danielle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science & Strength and Conditioning. She attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, graduating with honors with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Danielle is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and earned her Board Certification in Orthopedics (OCS) in 2016. She is also an APTA-Certified Clinical Instructor.

Danielle previously worked in outpatient orthopedics at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Boston, coordinating community-based running programs and medical care for the Boston Marathon. Her research has focused on running and ACL injuries and she has taken continuing education courses in concussion management, sport-related movement disorders, blood flow restriction training, pain science education, and advanced manual therapy techniques. She has worked with athletes of all ages and skill levels.

Danielle grew up in Wisconsin playing basketball, softball, and running cross country. She now enjoys running, hiking, and backpacking the beautiful California trails with her husband.