Carlo Ammendolia

Summary

Affiliation: University Health Network
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Utilization and costs of lumbar and full spine radiography by Ontario chiropractors from 1994 to 2001
    Carlo Ammendolia
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine J 9:556-63. 2009
  2. ncbi Do chiropractors adhere to guidelines for back radiographs? A study of chiropractic teaching clinics in Canada
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Centre for Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network, and Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2509-14. 2007
  3. doi Adherence to radiography guidelines for low back pain: a survey of chiropractic schools worldwide
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Clinical Epidemiologist, Rehabilitation Solutions, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:412-8. 2008
  4. pmc Designing a workplace return-to-work program for occupational low back pain: an intervention mapping approach
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Centre for Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:65. 2009
  5. doi Nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases, 60 Murray Street, Room L2007, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD010712. 2013
  6. doi The burden and determinants of neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Sheilah Hogg-Johnson
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:S46-60. 2009
  7. ncbi Implementing evidence-based guidelines for radiography in acute low back pain: a pilot study in a chiropractic community
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:170-9. 2004
  8. pmc Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of physician education and activation versus two rehabilitation programs for the treatment of Whiplash-associated Disorders: The University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial
    Pierre Cote
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Trials 9:75. 2008
  9. doi Looking upstream to understand low back pain and return to work: psychosocial factors as the product of system issues
    Sophie Soklaridis
    University Health Network, Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 3S3
    Soc Sci Med 71:1557-66. 2010
  10. pmc Effect of TENS Versus Placebo on Walking Capacity in Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada Graduate Studies, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada
    J Chiropr Med 15:197-203. 2016

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Publications26

  1. doi Utilization and costs of lumbar and full spine radiography by Ontario chiropractors from 1994 to 2001
    Carlo Ammendolia
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine J 9:556-63. 2009
    ..Evidence for the use of full spine radiography, except for the evaluation of scoliosis is lacking. It is uncertain what impact the growing evidence against their use has had on radiography utilization by Ontario chiropractors...
  2. ncbi Do chiropractors adhere to guidelines for back radiographs? A study of chiropractic teaching clinics in Canada
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Centre for Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network, and Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2509-14. 2007
    ..Clinical cohort...
  3. doi Adherence to radiography guidelines for low back pain: a survey of chiropractic schools worldwide
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Clinical Epidemiologist, Rehabilitation Solutions, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:412-8. 2008
    ..This study describes instruction provided at chiropractic schools worldwide on the use of spine radiography and compares instruction with evidence-based guidelines for low back pain...
  4. pmc Designing a workplace return-to-work program for occupational low back pain: an intervention mapping approach
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Centre for Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:65. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to design a best evidence RTW program for occupational LBP tailored to the Ontario setting using an intervention mapping approach...
  5. doi Nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases, 60 Murray Street, Room L2007, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD010712. 2013
    ..Lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication is one of the most commonly diagnosed and treated pathological spinal conditions. It frequently afflicts the elderly population...
  6. doi The burden and determinants of neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Sheilah Hogg-Johnson
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:S46-60. 2009
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  7. ncbi Implementing evidence-based guidelines for radiography in acute low back pain: a pilot study in a chiropractic community
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:170-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the ability of a systematic educational intervention strategy to change the plain radiography ordering behavior of chiropractors toward evidence-based practice for patients with acute low back pain (LBP)...
  8. pmc Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of physician education and activation versus two rehabilitation programs for the treatment of Whiplash-associated Disorders: The University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial
    Pierre Cote
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Trials 9:75. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine which of physician care or two rehabilitation programs of care is most effective in improving recovery of patients with recent whiplash associated disorders...
  9. doi Looking upstream to understand low back pain and return to work: psychosocial factors as the product of system issues
    Sophie Soklaridis
    University Health Network, Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 3S3
    Soc Sci Med 71:1557-66. 2010
    ..We need to consider moving beyond a psychosocial conceptualization of LBP and RTW into a sociopolitical and economic conceptualization. This reconceptualization provides insight into the "upstream factors" associated with LBP and RTW...
  10. pmc Effect of TENS Versus Placebo on Walking Capacity in Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada Graduate Studies, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada
    J Chiropr Med 15:197-203. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of paraspinal transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) applied while walking on walking ability in patients with LSS...
  11. pmc Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial: cost-effectiveness of education and activation, a rehabilitation program, and the legislated standard of care for acute whiplash injury in Ontario
    Gabrielle van der Velde
    Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment THETA Collaborative, University of Toronto, and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:594. 2011
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  12. ncbi Views on radiography use for patients with acute low back pain among chiropractors in an Ontario community
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:511-20. 2002
    ..This practice is contrary to growing evidence that suggests only a small percentage of patients with acute low back pain require radiographic evaluation...
  13. pmc Healthy and productive workers: using intervention mapping to design a workplace health promotion and wellness program to improve presenteeism
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 16:1190. 2016
    ..How best to design, integrate and deliver these programs are unknown. The main purpose of this study was to use an intervention mapping approach to develop a workplace health promotion and wellness program aimed at reducing presenteeism...
  14. pmc The boot camp program for lumbar spinal stenosis: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Chiropr Man Therap 24:25. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a multi-modal and self-management training program, known as the Boot Camp Program for LSS aimed at improving walking ability and other relevant patient-centred outcomes...
  15. ncbi Musculoskeletal Injury in Professional Dancers: Prevalence and Associated Factors: An International Cross-Sectional Study
    Craig L Jacobs
    Artists Health Centre Research Program, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada UOIT CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Clinical Education, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Rebecca Macdonald Centre for Arthritis and Auto Immune Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense, Denmark and Rehabilitation Department, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin J Sport Med . 2016
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence and factors associated with injury in professional ballet and modern dancers, and assess if dancers are reporting their injuries and explore reasons for not reporting injuries...
  16. doi Are non-invasive interventions effective for the management of headaches associated with neck pain? An update of the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa)
    Sharanya Varatharajan
    UOIT CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ontario Institute of Technology UOIT and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College CMCC, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, ON, M2H 3J1, Canada
    Eur Spine J 25:1971-99. 2016
    ..e., tension-type, cervicogenic, or whiplash-related headaches)...
  17. doi What interventions improve walking ability in neurogenic claudication with lumbar spinal stenosis? A systematic review
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur Spine J 23:1282-301. 2014
    ..To investigate what interventions can improve walking ability in neurogenic claudication with lumbar spinal stenosis...
  18. ncbi Back belt use for prevention of occupational low back pain: a systematic review
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:128-34. 2005
    ..Back pain continues to be the leading overall cause of morbidity and lost productivity in the workplace. Recently, there has been a renewed interest in the use of back belts by industry to reduce occupational low back pain (LBP)...
  19. pmc Are workplace health promotion programs effective at improving presenteeism in workers? A systematic review and best evidence synthesis of the literature
    Carol Cancelliere
    Master of Public Health Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:395. 2011
    ..The primary objective is to determine if WHP programs are effective in improving presenteeism. The secondary objectives are to identify characteristics of successful programs and potential risk factors for presenteeism...
  20. doi Management of neck pain and associated disorders: A clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration
    Pierre Cote
    Canada Research Chair in Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ontario Institute of Technology UOIT, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON, L1H 7L7, Canada
    Eur Spine J 25:2000-22. 2016
    ..To develop an evidence-based guideline for the management of grades I-III neck pain and associated disorders (NAD)...
  21. pmc Factors affecting return to work after injury or illness: best evidence synthesis of systematic reviews
    Carol Cancelliere
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada
    Chiropr Man Therap 24:32. 2016
    ..Work disability is a major personal, financial and public health burden. Predicting future work success is a major focus of research...
  22. doi Nonoperative treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication: a systematic review
    Carlo Ammendolia
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E609-16. 2012
    ..Systematic review...
  23. doi Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with needle acupuncture
    Carlo Ammendolia
    University Health Network, Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto Western Hospital, Fell Pavillion 4 132, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MST 258
    Spine J 8:160-72. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  24. doi The burden and determinants of neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Sheilah Hogg-Johnson
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S39-51. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  25. ncbi Radiographic anomalies that may alter chiropractic intervention strategies found in a New Zealand population
    Carlo Ammendolia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:375; author reply 375-6. 2005
  26. ncbi High-velocity low-amplitude spinal manipulation for symptomatic lumbar disk disease: a systematic review of the literature
    Anthony J Lisi
    Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Conn 06516, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:429-42. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to review the evidence for high-velocity low-amplitude spinal manipulation (HVLASM) for symptomatic lumbar disk disease (SLDD)...