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Dan Stark, PT, DPT, CSCS

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Dan Stark, PT, DPT, CSCS, earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Scholastica in 2016. He works with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, fitness, and sports performance. He uses his background in sport biomechanics, movement quality, muscles imbalances, and manual therapy to specialize in all aspects of human performance. He has worked extensively with a variety of athletes with emphasis on the care of injury prevention, sport enhancement, and return to sport performance; currently running the ACE program in Woodbury.

Dan specializes in all sports and orthopedic injuries throughout the body, as well as enhancing movement quality and performance in people looking to get the most out of their bodies, in order to improve function, and ultimately help guide patients to a happier, healthier, and more functional life. Dan also enjoys an active lifestyle running, hiking, playing basketball, weightlifting, and hunting.


Doctor of Physical Therapy, College of St. Scholastica (2016)
Bachelor of Art in Exercise Science, Bethany Lutheran College (2012)

Professional Certifications

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified Running Gait Analyst
Dry Needling Provider
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Certified
Graston Tool (GISTM) Certified
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Certified Collegiate Basketball Coach
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, (CPR, First Aid)

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Sports and Orthopedics
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)