Dr Dommerholt is a physiotherapist and Diplomate of the Academy for Integrative Pain Management. He owns two physical therapy clinics in Maryland specializing in the management of individuals with chronic pain conditions including myofascial pain. In addition, Dr Dommerholt is owner of Myopain Seminars, a post-graduate continuing education company offering a wide variety of myofascial pain courses, dry needling courses, TMD and pelvic pain management courses, among others. He has edited 5 textbooks, written over 70 book chapters, and over 110 articles, including multiple scientific studies. He is the recipient of the 2016 Janet G Travell Excellence in Education Award (National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists), the 2014 Henry O and Florence P Kendall Practice Award (American Physical Therapy Association) and the 2006 OPTP Award for Excellence in a Published Review of the Literature (J Manual Manipulative Therapy). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, and on the editorial board of Cuestiones de Fisioterapia and the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.