JOS DORRESTEIN, MHS, PT, is a specialist in the field of orthopedic rehabilitation. He has been a licensed physical therapist in the United States and Europe for over 32 years and has extensive experience in the treatment of spinal disorders. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and its Orthopedic Section. He currently works outside of Chicago, Illinois, where he treats difficult spine patients. His previous work experience includes hospitals, long-term facilities, home health, outpatient clinics, and on-site physical therapy clinics. He has worked with a variety of patients and has also worked with several Fortune 500 companies in the capacity of industrial physical therapist. He has also owned his own practice and has been a director at several facilities. While treatment is an essential element in the management of back disorders, the key to Mr. Dorrestein's success is his evaluation methodology and program design. Mr. Dorrestein has taught orthopedic physical therapy topics to over 6,000 health care professionals over the years.