Suite 201, 2000 Veteran's Place NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3B 4N2
Geoff is a clinical specialist in musculoskeletal physiotherapy Since graduating from McMaster University, Geoff has had an interest in continuing education and research. He achieved his Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy exam in 2002. He completed his Doctorate (DSc) at Andrews University (Michigan, USA). Geoff’s research is focused in the area of altered pain modulation (sensory hypersensitivity) and its effects in whiplash associated disorders. He is a co-instructor of an evidence-based course on the management of whiplash associated disorders. Geoff completed his PhD in Medical Sciences, with a strong focus on clinical epidemiology, through the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He thesis involved the derivation of a clinical prediction rule in the clinical diagnosis of facet joint mediated pain in the cervical spine. In addition to his expertise in managing patients with spinal dysfunction, Geoff has a keen interest in sports medicine which stems from his days as a hockey player. He has experience playing hockey at the Major Junior, National Hockey League, and University levels. Working with developing hockey players has been an area of focus over the past 19 years. As a passionate clinician scientist, Geoff wishes to work with other physical therapist’s in advancing the physiotherapy profession through continuing research and development.
Evidence Sport and Spinal Therapy