Daniel Macera, DPT, OCS
Dry Needling • Aquatics
Dan graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. He continued on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from URI in 2014. In July of 2016, Dan earned his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recognizing him as a specialist in orthopedic rehabilitation.
Dan has taken numerous continuing education courses and has certifications in trigger point dry needling (TDN), the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). He utilizes these assessment tools and treatment techniques to assist in his rehabilitation approach. Dan has also recently begun working with local training centers in the Johnston area to assess and rehab their high school and collegiate athletes in preparation for their athletic season. He is an active member of the APTA, including the Rhode Island chapter and the orthopedic section.