Dr. Louie Puentedura is a seasoned clinician-researcher. He began his physiotherapy career in 1980 in Australia, then moved to the USA, where he completed a post-professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy (2005) at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, and a PhD in Physical Therapy (2011) at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has been an ABPTS board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists for over three decades. He completed 10 years on faculty as Assistant and then Associate Professor of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas before moving on to Professor at Baylor DPT. He has been teaching for more than 35 years and has published more than 80 scientific papers, 4 textbooks, and 8 book chapters since 2010. His primary research interests are in the clinical effectiveness, safety and mechanisms of spinal manipulation, neurodynamic interventions, and pain neuroscience education (PNE) for chronic pain. Dr. Puentedura has received several awards including the Rose Excellence in Research Award from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, the John Medeiros Award from the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy.