I am excited that Professor Nijs will be presenting ‘Balancing hands-on and hands-off interventions in the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain’ at our symposium: ‘Turning Primary Headache Upside Down’ Milan, Italy 4th and 5th May, 2018.
Jo Nijs holds a PhD in rehabilitation science and physiotherapy. He is professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) and physiotherapist/manual therapist at the University Hospital Brussels.
Jo’s research and clinical interests are patients with chronic unexplained pain/ fatigue and pain-movement interactions. He has (co-) authored >200 peer reviewed publications, obtained €6.8 million of grant income, supervised 10 PhD projects to completion (excluding 18 on going PhD projects) and served more than 200 times as an invited speaker at (inter)national meetings in 24 different countries (including 26 keynotes).
Jo’s work has been cited >3000 times (ISI Web of Knowledge). He is ranked 1st in the world among central nervous system sensitization researchers, 1st in the world among chronic fatigue syndrome researchers, 4th in the world among whiplash researchers and 7th in the world among chronic pain researchers (expertscape.com) www.paininmotion.betwitter@PaininMotion
The combination of Jo’s clinical experience coupled with his impressive research experience is unique and guarantees a relevant and cutting-edge contribution to our symposium.
Look forward to seeing you in Milano!
Dr Dean H Watson PhD (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist)