Dana Reesman - CHKD Sports Med PT

Dana Reesman, PT, DPT

Sports Medicine Physical Therapy


CHKD Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, Ghent -
702 W. 21st Street Norfolk, VA 23517

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College: Virginia Tech

Graduate School: Old Dominion University


Reesman has been part of the CHKD sports medicine physical therapy team since 2014 and has been the Ghent clinic supervisor since early 2020. As a distance runner herself, Reesman's clinical interests involve treating injured runners, improving their running mechanics, and providing guidance for training and progression as they return to their sport. Reesman is also the principle investigator on a department-wide research project involving knee apophysitis and iontophoresis with dexamethasone.

Clinical Interests

  • Running Medicine
  • Video Analysis 
  • Gait Retraining
  • Female AthleteTriad/Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S)


  • Certified Running Coach through Road Runners Club of America