Seeking participants: Somatosensory back pain study

Researchers from Macquarie University’s Centre for Physical Healthare are seeking people:

  • with recent onset of back pain lasting less than three weeks OR
  • those without current back pain.

If eligible, participants will be asked to attend three assessments (approximately two hours each) over four months at the Physiotherapy Research Lab (Department of Health Professions).

Eligible participants will receive $30 for each assessment to compensate you for travel and time involved.

Visit the website or contact Associate Professor­ Julia Hush ( to register your interest.

This study has been reviewed and given ethical approval by the Macquarie University Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical Sciences).