Joint & Bone Initiative

Dr. Dave Walton

Research Areas

Measurement and Prognosis in MSK trauma incl. Whiplash and LBP. Mechanisms of acute to chronic pain. Clinical integrative and translational research. Health professional education.

After graduating from Western University’s B.Sc. in Physical Therapy Program in 1999, Dr. Dave Walton went on to complete his Master’s and Doctoral degrees also through Western. He maintains affiliations with the Lawson Health Research Institute, the Head and Neck, Shoulder Arm (HaNSA) Research Group at McMaster University, and the Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Lab at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He teaches at Western in physical therapy with an emphasis on understanding pain in physical rehabilitation. He has been credited as a catalyst in the movement toward developing a pain science special interest group.