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Macedo, Luciana

Bio

Luciana Macedo is a pysical therapist and an assistant professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. Her research focuses on the assessment and management of common spinal disorders. Her interest in back pain has led her to conduct studies on the impact exercise therapists have on improving back pain, how different treatment strategies work for different patient subgroups with back pain, and the underlying mechanisms of back pain and spinal disorders. Luciana joined McMaster as a faculty member in September 2016. She is currently leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers funded by the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care (IPRC) to develop a pre-surgery rehabilitation program for older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). 

Education

  • PhD, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney and The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
  • MSc, Physical Therapy, University of Alberta
  • BA, Physical Therapy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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