MPhty, BPhty, PGDipPhty, PGCertPhty, NZRP
Mark is a physiotherapist and has been working as a part of an interdisciplinary pain team in Christchurch and Dunedin for the last eight years. He gained a Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago in 2017 and is currently a PhD Candidate. His PhD explores pain sensitisation and the experiences of people with knee osteoarthritis.
Within the department, Mark is a Clinical Lecturer and Paper Coordinator for MSME 708: Introduction to Pain Management.
- Chronic pain
- Pain mechanisms
- Knee osteoarthritis
- Interprofessional rehabilitation
- Occupational health
Overton, M. (2021, December). Do measures of sensitisation predict ecological momentary assessments of pain, function, psychosocial and sleep outcomes in people with knee osteoarthritis? A study protocol. Verbal presentation at the Pain@Otago Research Symposium, [Online].
Overton, M., Du Plessis, H., & Sole, G. (2018). Electromyography of neck and shoulder muscles in instrumental musicians with musculoskeletal pain compared to asymptomatic controls: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Musculoskeletal Science & Practice, 36, 32-42. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.04.001
Overton, M., Reynolds, E., Clark, N., Bhana, H., Mulligan, H., Elliott, K., & Minnoch, P. C. (2016). Physical activity levels and injury prevention knowledge and practice of a cohort of carpentry students. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 44(2), 84-90. doi: 10.15619/NZJP/44.2.03