Pavlos Bobos BSc, PT, MSc, PhD Candidate

Pavlos Bobos is a Doctoral Candidate at Western University. He is enrolled in Western’s Bone and Joint Institute and he is conducting his research at Roth | McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre in London, Ontario. Pavlos graduated from the University of Athens in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Sports Science, with a specialization in Biology of Exercise. in 2015, he graduated from the School of Physical Therapy at the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece. He completed his Master’s degree at Western University in 2016. Pavlos also graduated from the Ontario Internationally Educated Physiotherapy Bridging Program at the University of Toronto in 2018.


Western University

Principal Faculty:

Health Sciences

Principal Department/Program:

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Key Publications:

1. Pavlos Bobos, Goris Nazari, Mike Szekeres, Emily A. Lalone, Louis Ferreira, Joy C MacDermid. (2018). The Effectiveness of Joint Protection Programs on Pain, Hand Function and Grip Strength Levels in Patients with Hand Arthritis. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2. Pavlos Bobos, Joy C. MacDermid, David M. Walton, Anita Gross, Pasqualina Santaguida. (2018). Patient-Reported Outcome Measures used on Neck Disorders. An Overview of Systematic Reviews. Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2018.8131 3. Goris Nazari, Pavlos Bobos, Evdokia Billis, Joy C. MacDermid. (2018) Cervical Flexor Muscle Training Reduces Pain, Anxiety and Depression levels in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain by a Clinically Important Amount. A Prospective Cohort Study. Physiotherapy Research International Journal. 10.1002/pri.1712 4.Pavlos Bobos, Goris Nazari, Emily A. Lalone, Ruby Grewal, Joy C. MacDermid. (2017). Recovery of Hand Dexterity and Grip Strength after Distal Radius Fracture. A 2-year Prospective Cohort Study. Hand Therapy. DOI: 10.1177/1758998317731436 5. Joy C. MacDermid, David M. Walton, Pavlos Bobos, Margaret Lomotan, Lisa Carlesso. (2016). A Qualitative Description of Chronic Neck Pain has Implications for Outcome Assessment and Classification. The Open Orthopaedics Journal.