A Biomechanical Method for Reconstruction of Tumbling Trampoline Associated

Category: Publication Author: Desmoulin G.T., Rabinoff M., Stolz B., and Gilbert M. Publication: J of Forensic Biomechanics, 2014, 5(1): 101-7. Rebound devices such as trampolines are associated with catastrophic spinal cord injuries. Cadaveric…

Tissue Injury and Effects of Applied Vibration on the Intervertebral Disc

Category: Publication Author: Geoffrey Desmoulin Publication: University of Calgary It is thought that disc degeneration can cause spine related pain. New treatments acting at cellular levels in the intervertebral discs (IVD)…

Multi-unit sustained vibration loading platform for biological tissues: design, validation and experimentation

Category: Publication Authors: Geoffrey T Desmoulin, William S Enns-Bray, Carol R Hewitt, Christopher J Hunter Publication: Journal of biomechanics The relationships between mechanical inputs and resulting biological tissue structure,…

Noninvasive Intervention Corrects Biomechanics and Upregulates Disk Genes for Long-Term Spinal Health

Category: Publication Authors: GT Desmoulin, C J. Hunter, C R. Hewitt, N Bogduk, O S. Al-Ameri Publication: Global Spine Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1_suppl, Pages s-0032-1319852-s-0032-1319852 Studies examining associations between…

Blast Mitigation Status of Police Crowd Management Ensembles

Category: Publication Author: Desmoulin, G. T., Dionne, J.P. Publication: White Paper, 2012. Between 1992 and 2002, more U.S. citizens were wounded or killed from explosives within U.S. borders than all of the international terrorist incidents…

Spinal Intervention Efficacy on Correcting Cervical Vertebral Axes of Rotation and the Resulting Improvements in Pain, Disability and Psychsocial Measures

Category: Publication Author: Desmoulin G. T., Szostek J. S., Khan A. H., Al-Ameri O. S., Hunter C. J., Bogduk N. Publication: Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, 2012, 20(1): 31-40. Mean axes of rotation [MAR] of cervical joints are an effective…

Effectiveness of Slow Rate Practice Techniques

Category: Publication Author: Desmoulin G. T., and Larkin T. Publication: White Paper, 2012. The purpose of this paper is for GTD Engineering’s Geoff Desmoulin (GTD) to give scientific insight into slow movement training techniques developed…

A portable inertial sensing-based spinal motion measurement system for low back pain assessment

Category: Publication Authors: Jung Keun Lee, Geoffrey T Desmoulin, Aslam H Khan, Edward J Park Publication: IEEE, Pages 4737-4740 Spinal motion measurement during dynamic conditions may help identify differences between…

Disc strain and resulting positive mRNA expression from application of a noninvasive treatment

Category: Publication Authors: Geoffrey T Desmoulin, Carol R Hewitt, Christopher J Hunter Publication: Spine, Volume 36, Issue 14, Pages E921-E928 Study Design. Bovine caudal intervertebral discs were exposed to a noninvasive vibrating…

Comparison of 3D Spinal Motions during Stair-climbing between Individuals With and Without Low Back Pain

Category: Publication Author: Lee J., Desmoulin G. T., Khan A., Park E. Publication: Gait & Posture. 2011(34): 222–226. In spite of the importance of stair-climbing (SC) as an activity of daily living, 3D spinal motion during SC has…

Free Axial Vibrations At 0 to 200 Hz Positively Affect Extracellular Matrix Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Expression in Bovine Nucleus Pulposi

Category: Publication Authors: Geoffrey T Desmoulin, Carol R Reno, Christopher J Hunter Publication: Spine, Volume 35, Issue 15, Pages 1437-1444 Study Design. Bovine caudal intervertebral discs (IVDs) were exposed to…

Is Vibration Truly an Injurious Stimulus in the Human Spine?

Category: Publication Authors: Taryn E Hill, Geoffrey T Desmoulin, Christopher J Hunter Publication: Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 42, Issue 16, Pages 2631-2635 Epidemiological data at one time was taken to suggest that…