Dawson has a background in martial arts in which he has a black belt in American Kenpo karate. Due to this background, he knows first hand how important it is to return to sports safely following injury. Dawson graduated from Misericordia University with both a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. He is a board certified and licensed physical therapist. Dawson believes in meeting the patient where they are at functionally and working with the patient to achieve their goals through individualized treatment plans. In his personal time, Dawson enjoys a variety of activities such as ping pong, rowing, pickleball, and hiking.