Dr. Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, DAIPM is a Dutch-trained physical therapist with additional training at New York University where he completed a course of study in Performing Artists Disorders (NYU Human Performance Analysis Laboratory). He holds a Master in Biomechanical Trauma and in Health Care Administration from Lynn University, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Dr. Dommerholt is a Diplomate of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management and a member of several medical and physical therapy professional organizations. He is a recognized expert in the physical therapy diagnosis and treatment of persons with myofascial pain syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, chronic pain syndromes, and whiplash associated disorders. He has also specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of musicians with musculoskeletal problems.
Dr. Dommerholt presents frequently at conferences and teaches many post-graduate courses in dry needling throughout the world. He has published five text books, over 110 articles, and over 70 chapters in medical and physical therapy textbooks. Dr. Dommerholt is Associate Editor of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and Cuestiones de Fisioterapia. He is a frequent reviewer of submitted articles for many journals, including Physical Therapy, the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, the Clinical Journal of Pain, the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Therapies, and several others.