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Daniel Hodgson, MA, MPT, CMP, PCS, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Daniel earned his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy (2007) from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he also received a Master’s Degree in Biology with an emphasis in Genetics (2004). He has a passion for furthering his skills and in 2013 became certified in a branch of manual therapy (CMP) that is known worldwide for an effective and pain-free restoration of motion. After some time living and working in Oregon and Arizona, Daniel and his family moved back to Northwest Arkansas where he was born. As a physical therapist, he has worked in a variety of settings including home health, inpatient, work rehabilitation and outpatient facilities. Daniel always wanted to work with children, but it was only after having his own three kids that he became confident enough to pursue a career in pediatrics. Daniel believes in the body’s ability to heal and develop throughout a healthy movement. He is passionate about finding that one thing that makes all the difference in someone’s ability to experience life with less pain and/or limitation. In his personal life, he’s passionate about his children and being the kind of father that lets them grow into the happiest version of themselves. Daniel enjoys volunteering at running events; it’s fun for him to be with people who are pushing themselves and having fun. Daniel’s favorite non-profit organizations are the Heifer Project and World Wide Fund for Nature because they’ve been around a long time and do good things.

Daniel is a Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner (CMP). CMP is an effective manual approach that addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain-free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain. Daniel recently completed the certification process to become a Pediatric Certified Specialist (PCS). Altogether, Daniel put in around 400 hours over a 14-month period to pass the certification exam. Daniel feels that passing the exam is really the icing on the cake. He feels that his ability to help children has really advanced over the past year. He has also been trained in the Learn to Play the NDT way.

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Ryan Freeman, DPT

Ryan received his Bachelor of Science degree in 2015 from the University of Arkansas. He then attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2019. He was born and raised in Springdale and loves that KULA has given him the opportunity to work close to home. Ryan is very empathetic, caring, and dedicated. He loves helping people reach their goals and attain a healthy lifestyle. Ryan is extremely passionate about improving his patients’ overall health and wellbeing. He loves that the kids he works with keep him on his toes and make him think outside the box. If he could have one superpower, it would be teleportation!

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Paris Richardson, DPT

Paris received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2014 from the University of Arkansas. She then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2018 from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is extremely passionate, creative, imaginative, and caring, which makes her a wonderful asset to our therapy team! She grew up in a military family and was in Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps. Paris loves animals and currently has two fur babies (dogs) and three feather babies (chickens)!  She is extremely passionate about social justice and funding AIDS research. Paris’ life motto is “measure your life in love.”

Paris is trained and certified in Therapeutic Yoga, Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence, and CPR.

Paris may be contacted at

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