Don is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1981. He is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist, certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has over thirty years of clinical experience emphasizing manual therapy, and currently is in independent practice in Jacksonville, Oregon. Don is an accredited member of the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association and served as Regional Manager in North America from 1999-2013. He has assisted Brian Mulligan on courses since 1994, and has been the principal instructor in postgraduate manual therapy courses since 1998 throughout the United States and Canada. Dry Needling has been a part of Don's practice since 1984, and has been significantly enhanced since 2009.
The updates in biomedical research and technique applied in Integrative Dry Needling by Dr. Yun-Tao Ma and Dr. Frank Gargano have enabled more effective utilization of needling in our clinic.
1981 - University of Southern California, Master of Science, Physical Therapy
1977 - California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, Teaching Credential, Physical Education
1976 - University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education
Reordan, D. (2012) The Mulligan Concept. In Chevan J, Clapis C (Eds.), Physical Therapy Management of Low Back Pain: A Case-Based Approach. Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Certifications & Specialties
1993: Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
1996: Accredited Instructor, Mulligan Concept Teachers Association (MCTA), Brian Mulligan FNZSP, (Hon.) Dip MT.
2015: Certified in Integrative Dry Needling (CIDN) by the Integrative Dry Needling Institute.