Physiotherapy and Performance


Meet Your Therapist

At Ballou PT you can rely on skillful, hands-on treatment to heal and fix your aches and pains. You will get stronger, healthier, and better at your sport, working out and you daily life.

Whatever sport or exercise you currently do, let us show you our innovative approach to physical therapy and making you a better you.

Daniel Ballou, PT, DPT, COMT

Founder, CEO and Janitor

Daniel graduated from VCU with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has been in the Crossfit community since 2009 and understands the unique needs surrounding crossfitters. He has continued his post-graduate education by becoming level 2 certified in dry needling and is currently completing a course of study for manual therapy. He will sit for his Board Certification test in March of 2019. Daniel likes treating everything from post-op care to mysterious back pain and, he especially loves helping people figure out how they can best care for themselves and continue to better themselves on thier own.

Continuing Education

  • Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 2

  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist

  • Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete: Advanced Concepts

  • Previously held Crossfit level 1, Movement and Mobility, and Crossift Kids certifcations but they lapsed while in PT school


Virginia Commonwealth University (MCV)
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Roanoke College
B.S., Health and Exercise Science