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, and at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne, neurosurgery and physiotherapy outpatient clinics. He is completing 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.

He also 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.