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To guide patient care, we are actively involved in high-quality research in collaboration with multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals.


Treatment for Low Back Pain:

Bussières AE, Stewart G, Al-Zoubi F, Decina P, Descarreaux M, Haskett D, Hincapié C, Pagé I, Passmore S, Srbely J, Stupar M, Weisberg J, Ornelas J. Spinal Manipulative Therapy and Other Conservative Treatments for Low Back Pain: A Guideline From the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 May;41(4):265-293. PMID: 29606335

Treatment for Neck Pain:

Bussières AE, Stewart G, Al-Zoubi F, Decina P, Descarreaux M, Hayden J, Hendrickson B, Hincapié C, Pagé I, Passmore S, Srbely J, Stupar M, Weisberg J, Ornelas J. The Treatment of Neck Pain-Associated Disorders and Whiplash-Associated Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2016 Oct;39(8):523-564.e27. PMID: 27836071

Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis:

André Bussières, Gregory Stewart, Joseph Ornelas, Christine M Comer, Carlo Ammendolia, Fadi Al-Zoubi, Claude-Édouard Chatillon, Christine Comer, Greg Chernish, Martin Descarreaux, James Cox, Jordan Gliedt, Rikke Kruger Jensen, Andrée-Anne Marchand, Christy Tomkins-Lane, Julie O'Shaughnessy, Steven Passmore, Michael J Schneider, Peter Shipka, Kent Stuber, Albert Yee, Danielle Haskett, Carolina Cancelliere, Rhona McGlasson, Brian Gleberzon, Jill Boruff, Anne Taylor-Vaisey, Hainan Yu, Leslie Verville, Jessica Wong, Heather Shearer, Gaelan Connell. The conservative management of lumbar spinal stenosis:  A clinical practice guideline and Best Practice Document. In press.

Other Select Publications:

Maldonado DR, Mu BH, Ornelas J, Chen SL, Lall AC, Walker-Santiago R, Rosinsky PJ, Shapira J, Domb BG. Hip-Spine Syndrome: The Diagnostic Utility of Guided Intra-articular Hip Injections. Orthopedics. 2019 Dec 27:1-7. PMID: 31881085

Kearon C, Akl EA, Ornelas J, Blaivas A, Jimenez D, Bounameaux H, Huisman M, King CS, Morris TA, Sood N, Stevens SM, Vintch JRE, Wells P, Woller SC, Moores L. Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016 Feb;149(2):315-352. PMID: 26867832

Criner GJ, Bourbeau J, Diekemper RL, Ouellette DR, Goodridge D, Hernandez P, Curren K, Balter MS, Bhutani M, Camp PG, Celli BR, Dechman G, Dransfield MT, Fiel SB, Foreman MG, Hanania NA, Ireland BK, Marchetti N, Marciniuk DD, Mularski RA, Ornelas J, Road JD, Stickland MK. Prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD: American College of Chest Physicians and Canadian Thoracic Society Guideline. Chest. 2015 Apr;147(4):894-942. PMID: 25321320

Taichman DB, Ornelas J, Chung L, Klinger JR, Lewis S, Mandel J, Palevsky HI, Rich S, Sood N, Rosenzweig EB, Trow TK, Yung R, Elliott CG, Badesch DB. Pharmacologic therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults: CHEST guideline and expert panel report. Chest. 2014 Aug;146(2):449-475. PMID: 24937180

Greeley SA, John PM, Winn AN, Ornelas J, Lipton RB, Philipson LH, Bell GI, Huang ES. The cost-effectiveness of personalized genetic medicine: the case of genetic testing in neonatal diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Mar;34(3):622-7. PMID: 21273495

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