Thomas E. (Ted) Dreisinger, PhD

Thomas E. (Ted) Dreisinger, PhD has 32 years of clinical experience in rehabilitation, orthopedics and physical medicine. Ted is Vice President of Outcomes Management for Integrated Pain Solutions, a network of U.S. pain management providers. Previously he was Director of Research and Development for Dynamic Back & Neck Therapy Centers of Detroit, Michigan, as well as holding executive and research positions at spine centers in Columbia, Missouri. He also has consulted for corporate clients to advise them on how to reduce upper extremity cumulative trauma incidents and low back injuries.

He has taught at the university level, presented scientific papers both in the United States and abroad, and published numerous articles in biomedical journals including Spine, Orthopedics, Journal of Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, Paraplegia, and The Journal of Cardiac Rehabilitation. Dr. Dreisinger is a fellow in the North American Spine Society, the American Back Society, and the American College of Sports Medicine. His professional affiliations in addition to NASS include the American College of Sports Medicine (2002-2003) and the McKenzie Institute, USA, an organization whose mission is the non-operative management of individuals with back pain. He is past chair of the Research Committee of the McKenzie Institute International and current chair of the International Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy Research Foundation, and Secretary for the American Back Society. Dr. Dreisinger earned his Master of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and his Doctoral degree in exercise physiology from the University of Missouri. He can be contacted at

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