Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a former professor at the University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 30 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigates issues related to the causal mechanisms of back pain, how to rehab back-pain and enhance both injury resilience and performance. He has taught thousands of clinicians and practitioners in professional development and continuing education courses around the world and continues as the Chief Scientific Officer for Backfitpro Inc. Difficult back cases are regularly referred to him for consultation.
As a McGill Method Certified practitioner, Dr. Camisa has training in assisting clients in reducing the risk of disabling low back pain and injury, optimizing their health outcomes and enhancing their performance. Dr. Camisa has studied how to use information obtained from history taking and movement assessment to better match corrective/therapeutic and performance enhancement exercise. He is also experienced in identifying nuances of technique to reduce a client’s pain.
Patients scheduling a McGill Assessment with Dr. Camisa are first recommended to obtain and read Back Mechanic by Dr. Stuart McGill.