Dimitrios Kostopoulos, P.T., Ph.D., D.Sc. is a leading authority in the area of Myofascial Pain and the co-founder of
Hands-On Physical Therapy in New York.
He earned his Doctorate (Ph.D.) and Master's degrees at New York University and
his second Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) degree at Rocky Mountain University
Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos has extensive training and teaching experience in different
areas of manual therapy with emphasis in Trigger Point, MyoFascial, NeuroFascial
Therapy and Manipulation. He also specializes in Electroneuromyography Testing.
He is a past faculty member at Mercy College, a Diplomate of the American
Academy of Pain Management and an active member of the American Physical Therapy
Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos has taught students in the US, Europe and Africa and has
published numerous articles.
Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
published by Elsevier.
Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos and Konstantine Rizopoulos are the authors of the Book,
the Video and the Posters in "Trigger Point & MyoFascial Therapy" and a Video
Series in Manual Therapy. (order here)
Dr. Dimitrios Kostopoulos and Konstantine Rizopoulos are also the developers of a comprehensive therapeutic approach that
integrates trigger point, myofascial, NeuroFascial, Proprioceptive and
manipulative therapy techniques.
Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies is the Official Journal of Hands-On Seminars.
Initially I was very reluctant about the certification program. The course instructors, the teaching materials and the relentless lab sessions made it possible for me to become a certified professional. Maria Georgiopoulou, PT, MCMT