Mark Hancock—Catching the research bug


Mark Hancock—Catching the research bug


Clare Pickering chats with Dr Mark Hancock APAM about his 2009 PRF Tagged Grant, his passion for research and belief that patients deserve to have evidence-based care.

PRF Grant


Mark Hancock is professor of physiotherapy, faculty of medicine, health and human sciences, Macquarie University. He has over 20 years of clinical experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. His research focusses on the diagnosis and management of low back pain. He has published over 180 peer-reviewed papers and received over $10 million dollars in funding to support his research.

Check out the research paper Evaluation of a Treatment-Base Classification Algorithm for Low Back Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study here.

This podcast is a Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) initiative supported by Pain Away – Platinum and Content Sponsor of the PRF.


Creators: Jenine Fleming and Clare Pickering
Producer: Clare Pickering
Audio producer: Ali Aitken
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