Dr. Jan Dommerholt is co-founder and president/CEO of Myopain Seminars.
His early career mentors included Drs. Janet Travell, David Simons, Robert Gerwin, Richard S. Materson, Karel Lewit, and Peter Baldry, among others. Together with Robert Gerwin, Jan started teaching dry needling courses in 1996, first in Spain, and from 1997 onwards in the USA, and the rest of the world.
He is a Dutch-trained physical therapist who holds a Master of Professional Studies degree with a concentration in both Biomechanical Trauma and Healthcare Administration from Lynn University, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
He has taught hundreds of courses and lectured at over 60 conferences throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East while maintaining an active clinical practice.
He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, Cuestiones de Fisioterapia, and the Journal of Invasive Therapies in Physical Therapy.
He has edited several books on myofascial pain, dry needling, and manual physical therapy, authored about 80 book chapters, and more than 140 articles on dry needling, myofascial pain, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, and performing arts physical therapy.
He is president/CEO of Bethesda Physiocare® (www.bethesdaphysiocare.com) and Myopain Seminars (www.myopainseminars.com) in Bethesda, MD, USA.