About Us

Dan List | James River Physical Therapy | Chesterfield VA

About Us

At James River Physical Therapy we began our commitment to patient-minded wellness in 2006. We provide outpatient physical therapy treatment for adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients in a unique one-on-one setting with an physical therapist. Our highly skilled and experienced physical therapists have treated nearly every orthopedic pain, surgery, and sports injury including:

  • Acute Back Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Whiplash
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation
  • Knee Ligament Strain
  • ACL Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Runner’s Knee
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Hip Labrum Tear
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Post-surgical Rehabilitation
Boston Marathon at age 48
How Physical Therapy Helped me run a 2:37 Boston Marathon at age 48

We are experts in sports injuries among triathletes and marathon runners.

After controlling pain and restoring function with therapeutic exercise and modalities, James River Physical Therapy educates all patients on how to prevent re-injury. We take a holistic approach to healing not only the physical, but also underlying mental and emotional stressors. By empowering our patients to take ownership of their wellness, we work as a catalyst for healing the body, empowering the mind, and nurturing the soul.

Our facility is handicap accessible and includes restrooms with adequate changing areas. Services include:

  • Expert Instruction Regarding Strengthening, Mobility and Flexibility Exercises
  • Walking and Running Gait Analysis and Correction
  • Postural Assessment, Training, and Re-education
  • Proper Lifting Technique
  • Dry Needling
  • Cold Laser
  • Ultrasound
  • Iontophoresis
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Core Stabilization
  • Home Exercise Program
  • How to Safely Move During Daily Activities


On Memorial Day, Dan completed the Murph Challenge which is intense exercise that honors fallen Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipeint, Lt. Michael Murphy.

The workout consists of:

  • 1 Mile Run
  • 100 Pull-ups
  • 200 Push-ups
  • 300 Air Squats
  • 1 Mile Run

All this while wearing a 20 lb. vest.

Dan completed the whole challenge in 43:44

The Murph Challenge

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