The Norwegian Musculoskeletal Research Network Congress (MUSS)

Center for Intelligent Musculoskeletal Health (CIM) was strongly represented at the yearly MUSS congress at Gardermoen.

Margreth Grotle contributed to the session, work and musculoskeletal health with a 30-minute presentation of the results from the MI-NAV study.

Tarjei Rysstad had an oral presentation of his study “Identification and Characterisation of Trajectories of Sickness Absence Due to Musculoskeletal Pain: A 1-Year Population-based Study”.

Britt Elin Øiestad had two oral presentations. She presented the studies “The effectiveness of adding motivational interviewing or stratified vocational advice intervention to usual case management on return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders” and “The effectiveness of two different exercise programs for patients with knee osteoarthritis. A randomized controlled trial”

Rikke Munk Killingmo presented her paper «Modifiable prognostic factors of high costs related to healthcare utilization among older people seeking primary care due to back pain: an identification and replication study.»

Henriette Jahre contributed to the session musculoskeletal pain among children and adolescents with a 30-minute presentation of epidemiology and risk factors for musculoskeletal pain among adolescents.

Solveig Veshovda had a poster presentation of her scoping review of «musculoskeletal pain and health literacy among adolescents»