Posts by: Jon Ford

Jon Ford

Jon Ford (PhD, M Physio, B App Sc Physio, Cred MDT – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist) is the Clinical Director of KALSI and STOPS Back Pain; an online provider of clinical education for practitioners managing musculoskeletal pain. He is also the Team Leader of the Low Back Research Team at La Trobe University where he is investigating the classification and specific treatment of low back disorders.

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Recently published posts by Jon Ford:

Steps to Clinical Excellence Steps to Clinical Excellence...

Hello to all and welcome to my blog courtesy of stopsbackpain.com.au.  Today we’re going to talk about clinical excellence.   On graduation from physiotherapy in 1988, like most practitioners, I had a goal of maximising clinical [Read More...]

Psychosocial Factors Psychosocial Factors...

Hello to all and welcome to my blog courtesy of stopsbackpain.com.au. Today we’re going to talk about psychosocial factors. Back when I graduated from physiotherapy in 1988 psychosocial factors were not often discussed in reference [Read More...]

More about Albert and antibiotics...

Hello to all and welcome to my blog courtesy of stopsbackpain.com.au. Today we’re going to have a closer look at Hanne Albert’s paper.  In February 2013 Albert published a paper titled “Antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low [Read More...]

Reporting from the World Low Back Pain Congress...

Hello from the 8th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Lumbar and Pelvic Pain! Jon Ford, Alex Chan and Luke Surkitt from the STOPS Back Pain team reporting from Dubai on Tuesday 29 October. It was a fascinating day of presentations [Read More...]

STOPS Back Pain blogging from World LBP Congress in Dubai...

Greetings from the 8th World Congress on Lumbar and Pelvic Pain! Jon Ford from http://www.stopsbackpain.com.au blogging from Royal Brunai Airlines en route to Dubai.  Alex Chan and Luke Surkitt from the STOPS team are joining me at [Read More...]

Lumbar Motor Control - State of the Art? Lumbar Motor Control – State of the Art?...

Hello to all and welcome to my blog Today we’re going to get stuck into the topical issue of lumbar motor control training. The assessment and retraining of local or “core” muscles such as transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus [Read More...]

First Blog...

Thanks for checking out my first blog for Physiopedia!  It's a great privilege to be able to reach such a wide audience. In these blogs I will be discussing issues pertinent to the clinical management of low back disorders (LBD).  This [Read More...]