Course Details

This module provides an overview of the Nordic Maintenance Care Program. It provides an update on the current understanding of the role of maintenance care based on the literature as well as discusses the clinical implications based on the findings from the research undertaken. The module reviews the studies that have investigated the effectiveness of Maintenance Care, with attention to clinically relevant subgroups of patients and the translation of evidence into practice.

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    The Nordic Maintenance Care Program

    • The Nordic Maintenance Care Program Module

    • Assessment for The Nordic Maintenance Care Program Module

    • The Nordic Maintenance Care Program Module Notes

    • The Nordic Maintenance Care Program Module References

Course Learning Outcomes

The Nordic Maintenance Care Program

1.) To summarize the emerging evidence and describe the Nordic Maintenance Care Program.

2.) To describe the research behind the effectiveness of Maintenance Care.

3.) To describe the research that defines which subgroups of patients who respond best and worst to Maintenace Care.

4.) To translate evidence into practice and describe how to incorporate these findings into the clinical encounter with the patient.

CPD Hours/Points = 1



Andreas Eklund

Andreas Eklund graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic 2002 and was in full-time Chiropractic practice up until 2012 and has since practised part-time (40%) alongside his employment as a researcher. AE is a co-owner of Hälsan Östertälje and Hovsjö Rehab, two multidisciplinary rehab units, where integrated teams of health professionals, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Dietitians and administrative staff work together in a patient-centred model. He earned this PhD degree 2016 and currently works as a post-Doc at Karolinska Institutet along with his clinical duties. His research has mainly focused on psychological factors in Chiropractic populations, Maintenance Care, management of recurrent/persistent pain and has a particular interest in clinical outcome research applicable to the practising chiropractor. 2016 he was awarded “Chiropractor of the Year” by the Swedish the Chiropractic Association and won the EAC Jean Robert research award (1st prize). In 2019 he was awarded the Scott Haldeman Award for outstanding research at the WFC Congress in Berlin for his work on Chiropractic Maintenance Care. He is currently one of the 13 fellows of the Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership (CARL).