Dr. Joe Tatta is the founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute and one of the pioneering experts in lifestyle interventions for treating persistent pain. A unique combination of physical therapist, nutritionist, and ACT trainer, he has 25 years of experience in physical therapy, integrative models of pain care, leadership and private practice innovation. He holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist and has trained extensively in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Dr. Tatta is the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, a company dedicated to reinventing pain care through education, research, and professional training.

He is chair of the Physiotherapy SIG at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the parent organization of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  He also volunteers his time on the New York Physical Therapy Opioid Speakers Bureau and the New York Physical Therapy Association Opioid Alternative Task Force. In 2017 he was a key member of the APTA task force expanding nutrition as part of the scope of practice for physical therapists.

Dr. Tatta is the author of the bestselling book, Heal Your Pain Now and host of The Healing Pain Podcast, featuring interviews from respected pain experts.

Learn more by visiting www.integrativepainscienceinstitute.com.

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Keynote and Speaking Topics

  • Pain education

  • Physical therapy

  • Functional nutrition

  • Alternatives to narcotic opioids

  • Mindfulness and pain care

  • Psychologically informed physical therapy

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy

  • Practice development

  • Multidisciplinary pain care


“This was a terrific presentation and very important and timely for our profession.”

“Very knowledgeable, the information presented is something anyone could use in their clinical practice.”

“Phenomenal presentation! It was very engaging and informative.”

“He took the time to answer all my questions.”

“Excellent lecture! I am a physical therapist and this lecture solidified what I’ve suspected about pain and healing. Thank you!”

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