Kory Zimney, PT, DPT is an assistant professor at the University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Department. He received his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1994. He completed his post-professional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2010. Currently he is in the candidacy phase of the PhD Physical Therapy program at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Zimney is part of the Brain and Behavioral Research Center at the University of South Dakota and the Therapeutic Neuroscience Research Group conducting research specifically in the areas of pain neuroscience education and therapeutic alliance. He also provides teaching instruction as a Senior Faculty member with International Spine and Pain Institute in partnership with Evidence in Motion.