Physiotherapy Research Group
Neck and back congress

Interdisciplinary neck and back congress in Bergen

The 3rd national interdisciplinary neck and back congress was held in Bergen, 2 -4. April 2014. Jan Sture Skouen, Tone Morken and Kjartan Vibe Fersum in the organizing committee report of a successful conference with ca. 300 participants.

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In addition to Norwegian speakers, interesting contributions came from Danish, Swiss, Canadian, Australian, English and German researchers. The congress aimed to provide the participants with updated knowledge in basic and clinical research, with particular emphasis on management of patients in primary care. Tove Ask from UiB reported about the project Function, activity and work (FAktA) and presented the results of a functional evaluation of 250 health care workers with musculoskeletal disorders. Link to the congress homepage here: http://www.nakkeogrygg.com