Jason Holden – Physiotherapist

Jason Holden

Jason graduated from La Trobe University in 2008 and after completing rotations in spinal cord and complex orthopaedic trauma began practicing exclusively in private practice in 2010. In 2012 Jason commenced his PhD at La Trobe University, working across the Department of Physiotherapy, School of Psychology and Public Health and the Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering.

Jason’s research in to returning patients with low back pain to physical activity via smartphone guided rehabilitation has generated 2 publications to date in peer reviewed journals.

A keen Essendon supporter, Jason is passionate about integrating gym based rehabilitation into his treatments and is more than happy to work closely with clients’ trainers, sports coaches and wider rehabilitation team to ensure optimal, patient centered outcomes.


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (hons) La Trove University


 Holden J, Davidson M and O’Halloran P. Motivational Strategies for Returning Patients with Low Back Pain to Usual Activities: A Survey of Physiotherapists Working in Australia. Manual Therapy 2015; 20(6): 842-9.

Holden J, Davidson M and O’Halloran P. Health coaching for low back pain: a systematic
review of the literature. Int J Clin Pract 2014; 68(8): 950-62.

Holden J, Davidson M and Tam J. Can the Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire predict work

status in people with work-related musculoskeltal disorders? Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2010; 23(4): 201-8.