Spinal examinations & assessments Motor vehicle accident
Specialty x-ray studies screening for spinal instability
Clinical research & reports for medical device manufacturers
Servicing the entire Province of Ontario
ORM is an Ontario clinic conducting stress studies screening for spinal ligament tears as a result of deceleration trauma.
Our examinations and comprehensive medical legal reports are strictly supported by evidence-based medicine.
ORM accepts patients from the entire province. Our screening tests can be conducted from any radiology centre in Ontario.
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
American Medical Association's Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
W H O W E A R E
The Ontario Research Medical Group (ORM) is a team of health care professionals consisting of medical physicians, chiropractor and radiology-technicians whose mission is to conduct specialty end-range stress test x-ray for Ontario residents who have experienced trauma forces to their necks &/or lower backs.
Examples of trauma forces involve motor vehicle accidents, falls or any other accident characterized by sudden deceleration forces on the spine.
ORM also conducts research & reports for medical device manufacturers for the purpose of licensing & certification government requirements.
WHAT WE OFFER
Spinal end-range stress tests screen for objective medical evidence to help the patient first.
When present, the course of therapy must change immediately.
We are there to work with every doctor & clinic in the province.
Screening for spinal 3rd degree tears is a smart clinical move when the patient sustained sudden deceleration forces to the spine (MVA).
When present, treatment direction must change & the laws allows for a re-classification of the patient's injury (No longer in the MIG)
ORM's research specialty is to assist manufacturers obtain licensing requirements for sales.
Each country has its own laws & requirements. We are there to help with our reports, from full clinical trials to extensive systematic review papers & meta analysis reports.
Our clinic works with most radiology clinics in the province.
We therefore begin our patient interviews with a tele-medicine consult &
can refer the patient to a radiology clinic close to their home/work.