Dan Porter, PTA

Dan Porter


Forest Lake

Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in 2016. After a short career as a substitute teacher, Dan returned to school to get his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Anoka-Ramsey Community College. He has served on several American Physical Therapy Association-Minnesota special interest groups and committees and has traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on the behalf of patients and the profession.  Dan continues to stay active with the PTA program at Anoka-Ramsey Community College by participating on their Advisory Committee and accepting several students for clinical rotations.

Spare Time Activities

Dan likes to maintain a healthy balance of activity and relaxation. He enjoys hiking through the state parks of Minnesota with his wife, Rachel, hunting, and smoking meats. Dan has watched all the Marvel movies several times and socializes with old college friends through online video games. As a former football coach, he looks forward to fall every year and loves to see the local teams play!


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Kinesiology – University of Minnesota
  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant – Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Professional Certifications

  • Nationally Registered EMT


  • Blood Flow Restriction


At OSI, each clinic is staffed with a team of professionals to provide the absolute best care to you, our patient. Our Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants work together to optimize your rehabilitation process and ensure you receive exceptional, individualized care. Click here to learn more about the PT/PTA Care Team.