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Jan Hartvigsen is the world's leading expert in musculoskeletal pain

A recently published ranking from Expertscape ranks in Jan Hartvigsen as the world's leading researcher in musculoskeletal pain.

The ranking is published on the website www.expertscape.com. It is based on an assessment of publications of scientific articles in the past 10 years by Jan Hartvigsen and other researchers. Expertscape evaluated published articles registered by Pubmed about a given subject area using defined objective parameters and ranked researchers on the basis of this assessment.

 

The ranking is a great recognition of Jan Hartvigsen’s work and influence within the musculoskeletal area, and he is naturally both pleased and proud…

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Be aware of teenagers’ muscle and skeletal problems – they could continue into adulthood

Research indicates that children and teenagers who are hit by musculoskeletal diseases (MSK) are in danger of having to battle chronic recurring pain as adults and continue to be a large burden on the health system. A new article focussing on regional pain syndromes such as non-specific back pain or shoulder pain among children and teenagers presents an overview over interesting and useful knowledge for clinicians who encounter MSK-disease in this age group.

 

A serious problem – for life
Lower back pain and neck pain account for more disability among 15 – 19 year olds than e.g. asthma, alcohol- and…

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Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde treats this question in a blog on BioMed Central.

 

The Danish professor from The Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), bases her blog on a study made by David Cassidy et al. which concludes that  patients who suffer a stroke would have had the stroke regardless of which treatment they had received before.

 

Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde points out that this conclusion has caused debate. She refers to two articles in Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, which respectively criticises and supports Davis Cassidy’s study and conclusions and…

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Get updated on the latest knowledge about musculoskeletal disease with CMT

The NIKKB website is not the only place where you can get updated on the latest evidence-based knowledge about MSK. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies (CMT) is another good place to look for new knowledge.

 

The CMT website http://chiromt.biomedcentral.com/gives you access to the latest research papers. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies publishes manuscripts on all aspects of evidence-based information that is clinically relevant to chiropractors, manual therapists and related health care professionals.

 

“I’m far too busy to spend time checking the internet for news about musculoskeletal diseases” you might think. CMT recognises that you are very busy, which is…

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Thursday, November 10 is a day of celebration at the Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics and NIKKB.

 

On the occasion of Greg Kawchuk’s and Peter Kent’s appointments as adjunct professors of clinical biomechanics at the Research Unit of Clinical Biomechanics, Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, and David Cassidy’s honorary doctorate in globalisation, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar  in clinical biomechanics Thursday, November 10 from 2 pm.

 

If you wish to participate, you are kindly asked to register. You can read more about this and the rest…

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