Adriaan earned his undergraduate, master’s degree and PhD from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa. He is an adjunct faculty member at St. Ambrose University and the University of Nevada Las Vegas, teaching pain science. Adriaan has taught throughout the US and internationally for 20 years at numerous medical, pain science and rehabilitation conferences and published over 70 peer reviewed papers related to pain science.
Adriaan is a physical therapist, pain scientist and author in the field of pain neuroscience and the Director of the Therapeutic Neuroscience Research Group and Director of Pain Science for Evidence in Motion. His main areas of research focuses on optimization of teaching patients and healthcare providers more about pain.