Presentations

Platform and Poster Presentations at Professional Meetings

  • World Physiotherapy Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 23, 2011. Is spinal manipulative therapy effective for chronic low-back pain? [platform]
  • PRImary care MUSculoskeletal research congress, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 12, 2010. An update on the effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain. [poster]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, London, England, May 12, 2010. An update from the clinical epidemiology work group. [ECU Research Agenda meeting]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, London, England, May 13, 2010. An update of the Cochrane review on the effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain. [platform]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, London, England, May 13, 2010. A systematic review on the effectiveness of surgery compared to conservative management and epidural injections for sciatica. [platform]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, Sardinia, Italy, May 21, 2009. A systematic review on the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine for chronic low-back pain. [platform]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, Brussels, Belgium, May 1, 2008. Predictors of a favorable outcome from the Dutch Chiropractic Neck pain cohort study. [platform]
  • European Chiropractic Congress, Brussels, Belgium, May 1, 2008. Benign adverse events are associated with poor outcomes at the short-term but not at the long-term. Results from the Dutch Chiropractic Neck pain cohort study. [platform]
  • World Federation of Chiropractic Congress, Portugal May 17-20, 2007. The benefits outweigh the risks for patients undergoing chiropractic care for non-specific neck pain. [platform]
  • World Federation of Chiropractic Congress, Portugal May 17-20, 2007. Who is at risk for an adverse reaction following chiropractic treatment of the neck? [platform]
  • Proceedings of the 1st College of Chiropractors’ Research Conference. June 16, 2006. BMA House, London, UK. Manipulation of the neck: a risk factor for stroke? Results of a recent systematic review. [platform]
  • Forum for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2006. A systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of provocative tests of the neck for diagnosing cervical radiculopathy. [poster]
  • World Federation Chiropractic Congress, Australia, 2005. Is it possible to explain why cervical artery dissection is so rare and typically occurs in the young? A systematic review of the risk factors for cervical artery dissection. [poster]
  • European Chiropractors Union Convention, Cyprus, 2005. Manipulation-induced stroke. Are we any closer to identifying who is at risk? A systematic review of the risk factors for cervical artery dissection. [poster]
  • World Federation Chiropractic Congress, Paris, 2001. Can recurrent cervical artery dissections tell us anything about the cases of manipulation-induced stroke? [platform]  
  • ECU Convention Denmark, May 1999. Diversified spinal manipulation to the neck of a patient with a history of traumatically induced dissection of the internal carotid artery following an automobile accident. [platform]

 

Professional Presentations. Invited lecturer

  • The contradiction between the clinical experience and scientific findings. European Chiropractic Union congress. May 18, 2012.
  • Treatment response and adverse reactions to chiropractic treatment (lecture and workshop). French Chiropractic College, Paris, France, April 14, 2010.
  • Stroke na nekmanipulatie: Wat jij als clinicus moet weten. Amersfoort, The Netherlands; March 10, 2010. Presentation to the Dutch Chiropractic Association.
  • Observational studies: A useful or useless study design? European Chiropractic Congress, Sardinia, Italy, May 20, 2009.
  • Adverse reactions following chiropractic treatment to the neck. European Chiropractic Congress, Sardinia, Italy, May 21, 2009.
  • Adverse reactions following chiropractic treatment to the neck (lecture and workshop). Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA, March 16, 2009.
  • Results from the Dutch Chiropractic Neck Pain cohort study. American Chiropractic College-Research Agenda Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 13, 2009.
  • Adverse reactions following chiropractic treatment to the neck and what you can expect to experience in practice (lecture and workshop). French Chiropractic College, Paris, France, March 5, 2009.
  • Examination and evaluation of diagnostic accuracy (lecture and workshop). French Chiropractic College, Paris, France, Jan. 8, 2009.
  • The Dutch chiropractic neck pain cohort study: descriptive results, and predictors of adverse events and outcome. The Dutch Federation for Physical Therapists. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 14, 2008.
  • Is cervical spine manipulation a risk factor for stroke? Results and update of a recent systematic review. International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 12, 2008.
  •  Setting the research agenda for chiropractic in Europe. Brussels, Belgium, April 30, 2008.
  •  Quality management: Patient safety – Benign and serious complications of cervical spine manipulation. Davos, Switzerland, September 7, 2007.
  •  National Federation of the Manual Therapists in The Netherlands. Diagnostic accuracy of orthopedic tests for cervical radiculopathy. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, March 9, 2007
  •  Complications following manipulation of the neck. Results of a recent systematic review. Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 15, 2006.
  •  Manipulation of the neck. A risk factor for stroke? College of Chiropractors, London, England. June 16, 2006.
  •  Complicaties van nekmanipulatie. (Almost) everything you ever wanted to know, *but were afraid to ask. Graduate Education Program. Soest, The Netherlands, April 2006.
  •  Manipulation of the neck. A risk factor for stroke? Results of a recent systematic review. Presentation at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic to students and faculty, Bournemouth, England, Nov. 16, 2005.
  •  A critical reading of publications on manipulation-induced dissection. Are the results biased? Lecture and workshop. Graduate Education Program. Soest, The Netherlands, Nov. 2004.
  •  Manipulation-induced stroke: case presentation and discussion. Belgium, June 1999.