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NIKKB is working hard to communicate and utilise research.

NIKKB provides and develops continued professional development to Nordic chiropractors.

NIKKB performs consultant function and quality control in imaging.

NIKKB manages the practical execution of internships for candidates in clinical biomechanics

Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics (NIKKB) is a modern research centre situated in Odense, Denmark.


The institute has as its declared vision to be a leading centre for research, knowledge dissemination and quality development in the chiropractic profession. We work to raise the quality of chiropractic and clinical biomechanics internationally through innovative and original research, through partnerships and networks and through our focus on interaction and dialogue between research and the chiropractic practice.


The institute, which consists of a research, a radiology and a postgraduate education department, is funded by the Foundation for Advancement of Chiropractic Research and Postgraduate Education, which receives its means from Danish chiropractors and the Danish Regions.


The institute celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015.


Other news

The Danish newspaper BT has focused on neck and back pain in two separate articles in the summer, which made the newspaper contact researchers from NIKKB and NDA.


On July 9, BT carried a double page on the concept of mobile neck, which was based on the increasing use of mobile phones and tablets and the increasing risk of neck pain as a consequence of this. BT approached Professor and Head of Research at the IOB and Senior Researcher at NIKKB, Jan Hartvigsen, who was quoted in the article. Jan Hartvigsen talked about the new technology's influence on our…

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NIKKB turns

And that calls for a celebration!


To help us do just that, we invite you to our

Friday, August 14th 2015 from 3 – 5.30 p.m.
At the University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55 in Odense


There will be speeches by
Chairman of the board, Karsten Uno Petersen,
Historian Per Jørgensen and
former Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Mogens Hørder.


See you


Henrik Wulff Christensen
Managing Director and Head of Research


RSVP to no later than Friday, August 7th 2015…

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Syddansk Sundhedsvidenskabeligt Forskningsforum invites you to the 17th Åben Forskerdag  (Open Research Day) on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 to 15:00 at Trinity, Gl. Færgevej 30, 7000 Fredericia.


Participation is free and everyone is welcome to attend the Åben Forskerdag, incl. active researchers and people interested in research from Region Sjælland. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 15, 2014.


The Åben Forskerdag is a good opportunity to meet other health science research colleagues in a larger forum and be inspired in workshops and joint discussions.  


This year the programme for Åben Forskerdag consists of workshops…

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WFC, World Federation of Chiropractic, has today published a list of suggested reading for everyone in the chiropractic profession.


The list is a database that brings together a number of relevant research articles in one place, which gives chiropractors an easy and clear access to the different articles, which are grouped into 21 topic areas on the reading list.


The project is led by Dr. Greg Kawchuk from the University of Alberta, who is chairman of WFC Research Council, and who is currently a visiting scientist at NIKKB.


“This is just the beginning of this project,” explains…

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At the recent general assembly in Chiropractic Patients Federation Europe held in Sitges, Mrs Ann-Liss Taarup war reelected as President.

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