The Premiere Community for Learning New, Modern Therapies for Integrative Pain Care
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FREE Download: The 5 Pillars of Pain Care

Simple and effective pain assessment tools. Quickly and easily assess pain so you can develop actionable solutions in less time.

  • Take courses that are available on-demand 24/7

  • Complete individual courses or gain full certification. It’s your call.

  • Learn new techniques, tools, and strategies you can use with your patients immediately.

  • Transfer your knowledge to the clinical setting and build a more successful practice.

  • Become recognized as a modern pain care expert

Integrative Pain & Pain Science Testimonial

After getting my degree in physical therapy and practicing PT, I realized that all positive change in life – including physical rehabilitation – requires the right mindset. The Institute teaches you how to integrate the latest evidence-based, biopsychosocial treatments so you can help your patients and improve your practice. The practical training available at the Institute is changing the paradigm for treating patients with pain.

Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist

What is

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million Americans. This is more than heart disease, diabetes and cancer ​…combined.

Chronic pain consistently ranks as the number one or two reason patients seek care. Put simply, patients are suffering and they’re looking for solutions.

Their pain is real, and some search for years for an answer ...while countless others simply give up hope.

The Integrative Pain Science Institute wants to make it simple for you to change this.

Unfortunately, less than 1% of overall healthcare training is devoted to treating pain, and there is a considerable gap in contemporary pain education.

The Integrative Pain Science Institute closes this gap by teaching innovative new pain science principles that benefit your patients and improve your practice.

“Our mission is essential because the treatment of pain is rapidly shifting to a more natural approach that addresses the whole person. This is important because clinicians know the most common treatment… prescription medication, procedures, surgeries, are not long-term solutions.”

Dr.​ ​Joe​ ​Tatta​, Founder, The Integrative Pain Science Institute

Learn from today’s leading authorities who make the science simple.

You’ll learn from today’s leading authorities
who make the science simple, and offer expert
guidance on how to incorporate new
leading-edge treatment principles into your
everyday practice.

why choose us

Integrative Pain & Pain Science Available 24/7

Available 24/7

We make it as simple as possible through informed pain science education that is available to clinicians on-demand 24/7.

Integrative Pain & Pain Science Comprehensive Strategy

Comprehensive Strategy

We believe that each should be considered when developing
a comprehensive pain treatment strategy.

Integrative Pain & Pain Science Experience Greater Satisfaction

Experience Greater Satisfaction

This will enable you to enhance your practice, touch patients on a
deeper human level, and experience greater personal satisfaction.


Advance Your Professional Development
in a Supportive Community of
Forward-Thinking Clinicians

The Integrative Pain Science Institute aims to ensure that a biopsychosocial model of pain care can be integrated easily into today’s clinical practices.

We make it as simple as possible through informed pain science education that is available to clinicians on-demand 24/7.
Pain is a multidimensional experience with several contributing biological, psychological, and social

We believe that each should be considered when developing
a comprehensive pain treatment strategy.

When you become part of this cutting-edge community,
you’ll join a group of like-minded professionals who
share in our commitment to…

  • Respond effectively to rapid changes in health care and pain science
  • Develop and refine a set of tools for a more heuristic pain care system
  • Maximize access to learning integrative pain care skills
  • Have the biopsychosocial model recognized as the premium standard of pain care
Joe Tatta: Owner of Integrative Pain Science Institute

Dr. Joe Tatta Founder and Chief Healing Officer

Dr. Joe Tatta is 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.

In 2017 he was a key member of the APTA task force expanding nutrition as part of the scope of practice for physical therapists. 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. 

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

meet our faculty
Integrative Pain Science Testimonial by Kylie

Having taught community programs to educate patients on the practicalities of managing persistent pain, I recognize the need to address all aspects of health, from understanding what pain is, to learning to manage stress, to providing feasible exercises and sound evidence-based nutritional information. The courses and certification for practitioners through the Integrative Pain Science Institute promise to provide the foundation for valuable and practical evidence-based tools that we as clinicians can immediately put into practice to indeed help our patients heal their pain.

Dr. Kylie E Rowe PT, DPT San Francisco, California


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What People Are Saying

Integrative Pain Testimonial

At the Integrative Pain Science Institute you’ll learn the newest science of chronic pain, the biopsychosocial approach and how to implement the evidence into practice including; how exercise decreases inflammation; nutrition for healing, the microbiome - techniques and knowledge you can implement immediately to help your patients out of pain. And you will learn from top tier researchers, connect with like-minded practitioners who share the same beliefs, compassion and enthusiasm to heal, not just manage pain!

Evelyn Heckt, PT, DPT New York City

Pain Science Testimonial

The certification program offered by the institute is a must for anyone working in pain management. It is complete, comprehensive and evidence-based teaching you the latest in nutrition, pain science, movement therapies and cognitive-based strategies. Dr. Tatta is revolutionizing healthcare. The education and training you’ll receive is priceless!

Dr. Susie Gronski, DPT Asheville, NC