Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network - Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research
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Eastern Canada



Name Research Area  

Beaton, Dorcas

MSK, smaller joint replacement (ankle, elbow, shoulder, upper extremity, fragility fractures)

Begon, Mickael

Shoulder, gait, work-related shoulder disorders

Birmingham, Trevor

Knee osteoarthritis, biomechanics, gait analysis, disease initiation and progression models, risk factors (sex, obesity), mathematical/statistical modeling

Bouyer, Laurent

Remote movement monitoring , upper & lower extremity, running injury, effect of pain on motor control & motor learning, movement control in the lab and in the field/work place, robotics in rehab Laurent J. Email

Bryant, Dianne

Physical Therapy

Carlesso, Lisa

Low back and neck disorders; knee pain/osteoarthritis, chronic pain, epidemiology

Choinièere, Manon

Transition from acute to chronic low back pain; knee and thumb OA; biospsychosocial and economic consequences of chronic pain; management of chronic pain


Cooper, Lynn

Cote, Julie

Upper extremity, work-related MSK disorders, sex/gender

Dahan-Oliel, Noémi

Knowledge translation, Quality of life, Transitions to adulthood, Transitions of care, Social participation, Lower limb deformity, Physical disability

Deluzio, Kevin

Biomechanical factors of knee OA, non-surgical interventions for knee OA, MSK modeling of human gait, analysis of biomechanical waveform data

Desmeules, François

Mobility, osteoarthritis, join arthroplasty

Dionne, Clermont

MSK pain


Ferreira, Louis

Upper extremity, post-surgical joint replacement rehab

Fitzsimmons, Deborah

Technology-enabled care provision and capacity building; technology acceptability and adoption

French, Simon

implementation science, knowledge translation, low back pain, osteoarthritis

Gagnon, Dany

Upper extremity, trunk,  lower extremity, repetitive movements, functional activities, biomechanics, clinical trials

Gignac, Monique

Osteoporosis, exercise, knowledge translation

Giangregorio, Lora

Arthritis, work-related MSK, work stress, psychosocial factors, participation, accommodations

Gross, Anita


Hladysh, Genevieve

Hofstetter, Cathie

Imbeau, Daniel

King, Graham

Orthopaedic surgery

Léonard, Guillaume

Pain, work-related MSK disorders


Lyddiatt, Anne

Levy, Charissa

MacDermid, Joy

MSK health (upper extremity/neck), rehab and surgical interventions for MSK disorders, pain and disability, work-related risks, interventions and work disability, KT, gender

Maly, Monica

OA, aging, knee, biomechanics, mobility, physical activity, exercise, occupational injury, muscle, cartilage

Marsh, Jackie

Effectiveness and efficiency of MSK health care delivery models, e-health, web-based technology

Mercier, Catherine

Central changes observed in MSK disorders and their role in chronicity


Paquette-Warren, Jann

Perrault, Kadija

Health services research, access to rehabilitation services, pain conditions, interprofessional collaboration, health promotion


Petrella, Rob

Healthy aging, mobility, osteoarthritis, multiple-modality, hypertension, exercise science, healthy lifestyle, primary care, cardiovascular prevention, diabetes, men's health, obesity, clinical trials

Piché, Mathieu

Pain, neurophysiology, MSK disorders

Power, Ryan

Network Coordinator

Richardson, Julie

Preclinical disability, mobility, physical function, aging, arthritis, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, chronic disease, self-management, prevention, electronic personal health record

Robbins, Shawn

Mobility, osteoarthritis, joint arthroplasty

Rouleau, Dominique

Mobility, osteoarthritis, joint arthroplasty

Roy, Jean-Sébastien

Arthritis / OA, Locomotor Activity / Movement Disorders


Sinden, Kathryn

Applied Ergonomics, Occupational Health, Sex/Gender and Work, Knowledge Translation

Stock, Susan

Upper extremity and trauma

Teeter, Matthew

Orthopaedic implants and devices, additive manufacturing

Tousignant-Laflamme, Yannick

Low back pain, complex regional pain syndrome, chronic pain management

Trejos, Ana Luisa

wearable devices, rehabilitation mechatronics, upper extremity, MSK disorders

Walton, David

MSK Trauma, pain, and related disability.  Acute-to-chronic pain transition.  Measuring pain and disability.  Health Professional education and continuing development

Weiler, Hope

Nutrition and MSK health

Wideman, Timothy

Work-related MSK disorders, chronic pain, back pain, OA, fibromyalgia

Wohl, Gregory

Bone mechanics, bone adaptation, MSK tissue mechanics, diet, pharmaceutical effects on MSK tissues and adaptation, bone injury and repair, orthopaedic biomechanics