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Roland Fletcher 

Physiotherapy, Pain Management

Roly is a Registered Physiotherapist and also a candidate for the MSc in Pain Management at the University of Edinburgh. Roly’s main passion is chronic pain science and utilizing information and exercise to educate and self empower patients.  He is regularly asked to present on Pain Management topics to a variety of audiences.  He is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia where he educates medical students and physiotherapy students on chronic pain.

Areas of Expertise

Physiotherapy, Pain Management


Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre Pain Clinic




University of Edinburgh (MSc Clinical Management of Pain)
University of Hertfordshire (BSc Physiotherapy, University Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy)


  • 2014+  Principle investigator: “The effectiveness of Pain Neurophysiology Education on Pain Catastrophizing, Fear of Movement, Pain Perception and Stages of Change”
  • 2012 Co-investigator: “The Effect of Pain Neurophysiology Education on Pain and Disability Scores in Patients Undergoing Radiofrequency Lesioning of Medial Branch Nerves for Lumbar Facet Joint Pain: A Pilot Study.

Awards, honors, recognition and certification

  • Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Excellence award 2015
  • John F. McCreary Award for Interprofessional Teamwork in Health Care 2014
  • Seed Grant Award 2013