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Evidence to Improve Care

Low Back Pain

Care for Adults With Acute Low Back Pain

Health Quality Ontario thanks the following individuals for their generous, voluntary contributions of time and expertise to help create this quality standard:

Julia Alleyne (co-chair)
Family Physician with Focused Interest in Sports and Exercise Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network

Raj Rampersaud (co-chair)
Spine Surgeon, University Health Network
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto

Jeanne Bank
Lived Experience Advisor

Karen Clayton-Roberts
Chief Nurse Practitioner, Clinic Director, Belleville Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic

David Dos Santos
Chiropractor, Trillium Health Partners

Caroline Fanti
Physiotherapist and Director, Regional Orthopedic Program, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

John F. Flannery
Medical Director, Musculoskeletal & Multisystem Rehab Program, University Health Network—Toronto Rehab

Simon French
Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Deborah Kopansky-Giles
Chiropractor, St Michael’s Hospital Family Health Team
Professor, Graduate Education and Research, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Jordan Miller
Physiotherapist, Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University

Ravinder Ohson
Family Physician, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

John Riva
Chiropractor, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Scott Shallow
Family Medicine Physician, Queen’s University

Barbara Sklar
Lived Experience Advisor

Paul Taenzer
Psychologist, Independent Practice

Jenny Tang
Lived Experience Advisor

Eugene Wai
Spinal Surgeon, The Ottawa Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa

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