Study III Good life with osteoarthritis in Denmark: prevalence and outcomes of patients with co-occurring degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis, and hip and knee osteoarthritis
Lead: Dr. James J. Young, DC, MSc, PhD Research Fellow, University of Southern Denmark (USD) and Clinical Sciences Resident and Adjunct Professor, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC)
Background: Dr. Young is currently conducting research at SDU before his return to Ontario. He published Skou ST, Koes BW, Grønne DT, Young JJ, Roos EM.
Comparison of three sets of clinical classification criteria for knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2019.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Carlo Ammendolia, DC, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Department of Surgery and the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto
Background: As Director of the Spine Clinic and the Spinal Stenosis Program at the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases, at Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Ammendolia combines research, clinical practice and teaching. His specialty clinic treats about 70 to 100 patients every week and is a training facility for chiropractic and medical residents.
Dr. Ammendolia is actively engaged in clinical research studies of non-operative treatments for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis, including this study, as well as ankylosing spondylitis and mechanical neck and back pain.