The expert clinician examines a patient presenting with chronic lumbar spine pain and invesitigates the differential diagnosis and individual contributing factors. An evidence informed rehab and management plan is presented with specific exercises demonstrated using movement sensor technology.
Rob Laird, FACP
Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (2008), Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists.
Rob Laird is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2008). He has post graduate qualifications in both musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy (1986, 1997).
Rob specializes in the management of lumbo-pelvic pain, working as a consultant specialist physiotherapist in private practice at Super Spine, and at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne, neurosurgery and physiotherapy outpatient clinics. He has completed a PhD degree at Monash University developing assessment, diagnostic and treatment methods using motion sensor technology, to measure and modify movement patterns that are associated with low back pain. Rob lectures on lumbar spine management, motor control and clinical relevance of spinal imaging to post graduate physiotherapy students at LaTrobe University, and the Australian Physiotherapy Association post graduate spinal courses in Victoria.