Physiotherapists Committee Chair
Paul McLaughlin, MSc, MMACP, works as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Haemophilia at The Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre and Thrombosis Unit, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust in London, UK. In 2000 he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and his Master’s degree in Advanced Physiotherapy (Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation) at King’s College London in 2009.
He is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), a specialist group of therapists utilizing expertise in musculoskeletal care. His clinical interests are assessment and management of chronic musculoskeletal pain in haemophilia, lower limb biomechanics and manual therapy. His main research interests are the effects of exercise on MSK pain, pain management strategies used by patients and the use of patient focused outcome measures.
He is the current chairman of the Haemophilia Chartered Physiotherapists Association (HCPA), a UK group of specialist physiotherapists working in Haemophilia. He also represents haemophilia physiotherapists at a national level in NHS specialist services policy development.