WSC Research articles

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WSC articles published in Peer Reviewed journals

Outerbridge G, Eberspaecher S, Haldeman S. Commentary: World Spine Care: providing sustainable, integrated, evidence-based spine care in underserved communities around the world. Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. 2017 Volume 61 No. 3, 196-206

Outerbridge G. The John A. Sweaney Lecture: Washington DC, March 2017, Given by Dr Geoff Outerbridge. Our Highest Level of Contribution: Doing the Right Thing, the Right Way, for the Right Reason. Journal of Chiropractic Humanities. December 2017 Volume 24 No. 1, 49-53

Emary PC, Eberspaecher SA, Taylor JA. Imaging Case Review – High-grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. 2017 Volume 61 No. 2, 162-166

O’Dane Brady, DC, MS; Margareta Nordin, Dr Med Sci, PT; Maria Hondras, DC, MPH, PhD; Geoff Outerbridge, DC, MSc; Deborah Kopansky-Giles, BPHE, DC, MSc, FCCS; Pierre Côté, DC, PhD; Sophia da Silva, HBScKin, DC; Timothy Ford, M Tech(chiro); Stefan Eberspaecher, DC; Emre Acaroğlu, MD; Tiro Mmopelwa, MD; Eric L. Hurwitz, DC, PhD; Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD. Global Forum: Spine Research and Training in Underserved, Low and Middle-Income, Culturally Unique Communities: The World Spine Care Charity Research Program’s Challenges and Facilitators. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2016 Dec 21; 98 (24): e110

Hondras M, Hartvigsen J, Myburgh C, Johannessen H. Everyday burden of musculoskeletal conditions among villagers in rural Botswana: A focused ethnography. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2016;48(5):449-55.

Haldeman S, Nordin M, Outerbridge G, Hurwitz EL, Hondras M, Brady O, Kopansky-Giles D, Ford T, Acaroğlu E. Creating A Sustainable Model of Spine Care in Underserved Communities: The World Spine Care (WSC) Charity. Spine J, 2015;15(11):2303-11.

Hondras M, Myburgh C, Hartvigsen J, Haldeman S, Johannessen H. How can we assess the burden of muscle, bone and joint conditions in rural Botswana: context and methods for the MuBoJo focused ethnography. Chiropr Man Therap. 2015;23:11.

Hondras M, Myburg C, Hartvigsen J, Johannessen H. Botlhoko, botlhoko! How people talk about their musculoskeletal complaints in rural Botswana: a focused ethnography. Global Health Action 2015;8:29010.

Kanga I, Taylor JA, Jacobs C, Outerbridge G. Tuberculosis of the neuromusculoskeletal system: a review of two cases presenting as chiropractic patients. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2015;59(1):13-23.