Mitchell Gibbs is a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University where he researches chronic pain, pain science, and exercise. Mitch also has a Master of Research in chronic pain and exercise, and a bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science.
Mitchell’s 2018 paper Buy In For Back Pain – Does Individualization Matter? had some very surprising findings in relation to the benefits of doing a thorough physical assessment on clients with low back pain. The paper was published in the Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology.
In this conversation Mitch talks through the research process, and discusses what he thinks the findings mean for clinicians.
You can find Mitch on Instagram @mitchgibbs.aes @rethink.mvmnt