Pieter L. de Smidt, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, MTC
Pieter L. de Smidt, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, MTC, FMS-C, is a Physical Therapist with nearly 30 years of experience and currently works at Physical Therapy Extra in Houston, TX. He specializes in manual therapy using an evidence based approach to treating movement dysfunction. A native of the Netherlands, he received his BS in Physical Therapy before moving to the US and training under the tutelage of Dr. Stanley Paris at the University of St. Augustine where he received his Manual Therapy Certification. Dr. de Smidt also received his post-professional DPT from the Evidence in Motion Institute for Health Professions with an emphasis on evidence based management of musculoskeletal disorders. He currently also holds certifications from Functional Movement Systems, McKenzie Method and others. The combination of his international experience, clinical expertise and personality makes him one of the most sought-after instructors in the United States. Dr. de Smidt currently resides in Houston, TX.