Dr. Dustin T. Dillberg DACM. L.Ac. PAS

 

4366 Kukui Grove St. #200                                            (808) 652.6449

Lihue, HI  96766

www.painfree-kauai.com   dustindillberg@gmail.com

 

Upcoming Events

Register for LASER & TCM INTEGRATION Webinar - Dec 9th!

 

Skills Profile

  • Second Generation Doctor and Natural Healthcare Specialist
  • Hawaii Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Specializing in sports medicine, performance, movement patterns, corrective exercise, myofascial systems, functional neurology, lymphatics, breath work, laser therapy, natural pain management and functional medicine
  • Speaker, writer, and educator
  • Hawaiian Ocean Safety Certified // Tow-in Surf and Rescue Certified

Education:

Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine – Graduated 2019

Master of Science Traditional Oriental Medicine – completed 2007

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- San Diego - 2003-2007, 2018-2019

  • Accredited academic and clinical hours of in-depth study including
    • Nutrition, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacology, & Herbology
    • Psychology, Anatomy, Physiology, Etiology & Pathology
    • Acupuncture, Laser Therapy, Functional & Natural Medicine

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Egoscue University- San Diego - 2005-2010

  • Posture Alignment Specialist – 2007
  • Egoscue University Teaching Credentials - 2008

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Pettibon Institute of Spinal Technologies- Gig Harbor - 2006-2008

  • Spine Rehab Technician/Pettibon Rehabilitation Therapy Specialist - 2007-2008

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Bradford Institute- San Diego - 2006-2007

  • Functional Nutrition Testing and Treatment – 2007
  • Phase Contrast and Dark Field - High Resolution Blood Morphology Testing and Diagnosis

Professional Experience:

Owner and CEO

Pain Free Kauai INC - September 2011-Present

  • Founder and CEO organizing Clinic Operations
  • Inventing and Developing Therapy Protocols
  • Professional Experience (continued):
  • Carrying out treatment for thousands of patients
    • Including many Professional and Olympic level athletes.
  • Educational roles and speaking

 

Functional Medicine Consultant

Xymogen – June 2015- Present

  • Educational role for doctors/practitioners
  • Sales, Marketing, Scientific Consultant

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Scientific Advisor – Product Development Consultant – KonaRed 2015-2016

Human Performance Specialist - Athlete Cell – 2013- 2015

Affiliate Instructor - Egoscue University/Institute - 2007- 2016

  • Member of Strategy Team
    • 1st affiliate instructor to be added to team
  • Instructing in Person & Online
    • Courses, Seminars, Study Groups, & Tutoring
  • Build Relationships and Listen to the needs of practitioners and students
  • Curriculum Development and Course Material Production

 

Natural Healthcare Specialist - Dillberg Integrated Healthcare - 2007- 2011

Clinical Acupuncturist –Intern - Rady Children’s Hospital –2005-2007

Working in depth with fellow practitioners/doctors in the Oncology, Hematology, and Chronic pain departments of the Hospital. Great experience in educating patients (children) and their families of complicated health issues in ways easily understood.

Team Manager - Famous Surf Wax and Accessories – 2003-2005

Focused around expanding the brand job included:

Organizing events, product presentations, team management, and helping unhappy clients feel completely satisfied

Co-Owner, Instructor, Surf Camp Developer - Kauai Surf School - 1999-2005

Water safety, Surf Instructor, Life Guard, Guide

Film Appearances:

  • Unstoppable – The Bethany Hamilton Story – interviewed throughout as Bethany’s sports medicine Doctor of acupuncture. Shown working with her and during her athletic training portion of film. Winner of Hawaii film festival etc. - To be released worldwide 6/2019
  • Soul Surfer – Sony Pictures – Athletic training role in real life footage at end of film -2011

Publications:

  • Integrative Pain Perspectives – Acupuncture Today 3/2019
  • Body and Soul” – Co-authored book by Bethany Hamilton and Dustin Dillberg - 7/2014
  • Interview for cover story – American Fitness Magazine - 7/2013
  • 10 ways Class 4 laser therapy can help you - Inspiration Wellness Journal – Spring 2013
  • Your Knees – The Lynchpin of Mobility – Inspiration Wellness Journal – Fall 2011
  • Wall Street Journal - How do you work out? With Bethany Hamilton’s Trainer- Dustin Dillberg, WSJ(print and online) - May 2011
  • Sports Medicine and Therapy- Todd Anthony, TRX Training Journal – May 2011
  • Triumph over Adversity- Robin Jumper, Inspiration Wellness Journal - Winter 2011
  • Lifestyle Medicine 101, Kauai Business Report - March 2011
  • Secret to Health, Kauai Business Report – February 2011
  • Better Health in 2011- Kim Tamaoka, Garden Island Resolution Edition – January 2011
  • Best of East and West- Amanda Gregg, Midweek Kauai – December 2010
  • Kauai's Keiki Benefit with fitness course donation, Garden IslandApril 2010
  • Goal Setting- Pam Woolway, Garden Island – January 2010
  • Bringing Pain-Free Living to Kauai- Robin Jumper, Garden Island – October 2009

 

Lectures, Seminars, and Presentations:

  • “Beasutifully Flawed” Annual amputee retreat with Bethany Hamilton October 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 – Week of healthcare education presentations and coaching
  • “Athlete Cell” – 2 and 3 day workshop/camp settings full of performance education, 7 camps run and taught 2014-2015
  • “Integrative Laser Therapy” - Lecture - primary presenter at American Chiropractic Conference, American Acupuncture Conference, American Spa Conference, and American Massage Conference – September 2013
  • “Integrating Postural Testing and Therapy into Treatment” - American Chiropractic Conference, American Acupuncture Conference, American Spa Conference, and American Massage Conference – September 2013
  • “Advancements in Athletic Conditioning”, 2nd Annual Human Event. Kauai, HI. Egoscue University - October 2010
  • “Putting Posture First- Physical stimulus in a Holistic Paradigm” CHI Camp Honolulu. Cory Holly Institute. April 2010
  • “Eumuah Technique and Sports Medicine”, 1st Annual Human Event. San Diego. Egoscue University. October 2009
  • “Comprehensive Natural Healthcare with a Science based Paradigm” –American Biologics - International Symposium of Integrative Medicine, Montecatini, Italy July 2007 (Co-Lecture)

 

  • Frequent and Numerous:
    • Teaching Certification Seminars
    • Health events for large groups
    • Colleague focused presentations
    • Corporate health and wellness events
    • Courses for Egoscue University
      • Post-secondary Courses taught:
        • EM101- Pain, Posture, & Performance
        • EM103- Health Through Motion
        • EM201- Posture/Anatomy Identification
        • EM202-Symptoms and dysfunction
        • EM203- Functional Movement Assessment and Testing
        • EM204-Introduction to Corrective Exercise
        • EM206- Corrective Exercise- Application to Sports
        • SEM207- Posture Alignment Specialty Level 1
        • EM301- Advanced Posture Analysis and Explanation
        • EM302-Gait Analysis
        • EM304-Corrective Exercise- Clinical Implementation
        • EM306- Functional Strength and Conditioning
        • EM307- Posture Alignment Specialty Level 2
        • PF101- Beginner Patch Fitness
        • PF201- Advanced Boot-Camp Patch Fitness
        • PF303- Patch Functional Fitness Instructor/Advanced Certification
        • CE501- Mentoring
        • CE502- Posture, Respiratory System, and East-West Breathing
        • CE505- Posture Alignment Specialty Tutoring

 

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Last Updated on August 28, 2019 by Erchonia