Clinic Director

OVER 17 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & COUNTING…

Dr. Fontaine is a sports chiropractic physician serving patients in Northern Virginia. His practice focus is on sports medicine and functional rehabilitation. With over 17 years of experience, Dr. Fontaine is licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine, and focuses on combining joint manipulation, sports injury recovery techniques, Active Release Techniques® (A.R.T) and corrective exercise.

Dr. Fontaine trained at one of the country’s leading spine care facilities (Texas Back Institute), holds certification with the American College of Sports Medicine, and is a Full Body Certified ART provider. A professional, results-focused physician, Dr. Fontaine is committed to using state of the art procedures in manual therapy, soft tissue management, joint manipulation, corrective exercise and sports medicine to aid patient recovery from injury and back to health.

A former collegiate baseball player and an avid athlete, Dr. Fontaine is dedicated to athletes and understands the needs of active individuals. He has been an active member of DC Tri Club and is active with Trident CrossFit. Dr. Fontaine has completed over 30 Triathlons including, IRONMAN 70.3 Timberman, St. Anthony’s Triathlon, and Daytona Frogman. He is also active in his community supporting Fairfax County Fire & Rescue as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Firefighter.

Dr. Fontaine is the creator of the Potomac Physical Medicine blog, an author, and speaker providing athletes with knowledge and insights into preventing injury, resolving pain, and optimizing athletic performance. He has been published in Triathlete Magazine and the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Fontaine has worked professionally with two Major League Baseball Clubs and is currently the sports chiropractor for Alexandria Aces Baseball Team, part of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Summer League.

Sports Experience:

TRIDENT CROSSFIT
ALEXANDRIA, VA AUG. 2012 – PRESENT
In-House Sports Medicine Consultant- ART Provider
Presenter- Prehab4Performance Clinic Workshop Series

PACERS RUNNING
OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA, VA MAY – JULY 2014
Injury Prevention Sports Clinics
Arlington, VA Oct 2012 – Sports Injury Clinic, Preventing Top Sports Injuries in Runners

DC TRI CLUB
WASHINGTON DC METRO AREA
Participating Provider Partner- ART Physician
Presenter for Half Ironman Training Program-Common Injuries in Triathlon

THE NATION’S TRIATHLON
WASHINGTON DC. SEPT 2013
ART Ironman Provider Team

TORONTO BLUE JAYS BASEBALL
DUNEDIN, FL 2009-2011
ART Provider/Physician
Presenter for Athletic Training Winter Meetings- Implementing ART for Common Overuse Injuries in Baseball

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
CLEARWATER, FL 2009-2011
ART Provider/Physician
Presenter for Athletic Training Winter Meetings – ART Management of Soft Tissue Injuries in Major League Baseball

ECKERD COLLEGE ATHLETIC
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 2009-2011
Chiropractic Physician – Active Release Techniques Provider

IM 51.50 ST. ANTHONY’S TRIATHLON
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 2010
Coordinator for ART IRONMAN Provider Medical Care Team

IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
CLEARWATER, FL, 2010 | 2006-2009
Medical Care Team and Medic in IM Medical Tent
Kayak Water Rescue Team

FOSSIL PARK BASEBALL
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 2010-2011
Presenter Soft Tissue Injuries in Youth Sports- All Star Baseball Coaches Clinic

ST. PETE MASTERS SWIMMING
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 2010-2011
Swim Team Member and ART Provider for Master’s Meets

FIESTA IN SIESTA
SIESTA KEY, FL 2010
Sports Chiropractic and ART Provider for the Inaugural Women’s NCAA Division I Doubles Beach Volleyball Tournament

ENDURANCE SPORTS FLORIDA TRIATHLON SERIES
ST. PETE, FL 2009-2011
Director ART Triathlete Treatment Team for:
Escape Fort Desoto Triathlon
Top Gun Triathlon
Suncoast Triathlon

INAUGURAL DAYTONA FROGMAN TRIATHLON
DAYTONA BEACH, FL 2010
Member ART Provider Triathlete Treatment Team, sponsor Naval Special Warfare Foundation

ST. ANTHONY’S TRIATHLON
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 2005 – 2010
Physician Member for Athlete Medical Tent
Kayak Water Rescue Team

IRONMAN FLORIDA
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL 2006-2007
Physician on ART IRONMAN Provider Medical Care Team

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