Cliffton Chan, PhD

Cliffton Chan, PhD

Physical Assessment & Rehab (Australia)

Dr. Cliffton Chan is a senior lecturer of functional musculoskeletal anatomy at the Faculty of Medicine & Health, The University of Sydney. He is a co-leader of the Hypermobility and Performance Laboratory, Bosch Institute. He also continues to consult as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at Potts Point Physio, Sydney, Australia. His research area is focused on early detection and management of performance-related musculoskeletal disorders as well as performance enhancement of performing artists, especially musicians and dancers. In addition to his special interest in performing artists’ health, Dr Chan’s expertises are in designing population-specific rehabilitation programs and clinical assessment tools. A major branch of his current work is in developing clinically applicable tools to measure and classify generalized joint hypermobility and associated connective tissue disorders.