Karime Mescouto is a physiotherapist and a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, Australia. Her doctoral research is interested in enhancing low-back-pain healthcare delivery by looking critically at the biopsychosocial model of health. Her research uses a variety of qualitative methodologies to challenge taken-for-granted aspects in the care of people with low back pain. She holds a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Science from UFRN, Brazil, and a Graduate Certificate in Physiotherapy from Curtin University, Australia. She is a passionate physiotherapist with an aspiration of contributing to best-practice care for people with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
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