The Institute for Musculoskeletal Research & Clinical Implementation
The Institute of Musculoskeletal Research and Clinical Implementation (IMRCI) is a research institute within the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic and was established in 1999.
- To conduct research, clinical audit and other activities which will inform care decisions, standards and provision in musculoskeletal health.
- To participate in multidisciplinary and multi-professional musculoskeletal health research collaborations.
- To investigate health technology issues relating to the organisation of integrated care for patients with common musculoskeletal problems, with special reference to those with high social and economic impact.
- To investigate the problems and effects of implementing evidence-based practice in the musculoskeletal field.
- To undertake musculoskeletal health research in such areas as: prevention of disabilities, identification of mechanisms, determinants of health, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, natural history of disorders, quality assurance and risk assessment.
The IMRCI is the home of quantitative fluoroscopy technology for the measurement of the motion of spinal segments in living individuals (known also as OSMIA). This technology is in increasing use in the United States.
This news clip demonstrates how this ground-breaking technology works.