Michael Shacklock

Michael Shacklock is the founder of the neurodynamics approach in physical therapy/manual therapy and the 1995 director and founder of Neurodynamic Solutions (NDS) for the express purpose of disseminating and developing improved knowledge of neurodynamics in clinical practice.

Shacklock graduated in 1980 from Auckland Technical Institute (now Auckland University of Technology) and earned his graduate diploma in Advanced Manipulative Therapy in 1989. He attended the University of South Australia and earned a diploma in Physiotherapy Master of Applied Science. At the University of South Australia in 1993, his dissertation was on his discovery of neurodynamic sequencing.

Mr. Shacklock is a fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (by original contribution, monograph), 2007, under the auspices of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Staff physiotherapist in public hospitals in New Zealand. From 1981-1982, he was a private practicing musculoskeletal and consultant physiotherapist at Flex Clinic, Cumberland Park, South Australia. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland.

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