Iben Axén

Iben Axén

Docent i muskelskeletal helse, Ph.d., DC

PhD i 2011 på Karolinska Institutet i Stockholm med avhandlingen: «Measuring the clinical course of low back pain – using course and indications for care to identify subgroups.»

Ansatt som forskningsleder i ELIB, og som senior forsker på Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Epost: iben.axen@ki.se

Iben Axén

BACE (BAck Complaints in Elders), en internasjonell studie som undersöker forlöpet av lendesmerte hos pasienter over 55 år.

Corona och manuella professioner – CAMP– som undersöker Corona pandemins påvirkning på Sveriges manuelle terapeuter. Spesifikt vil vi studere helse, arbeidsmiljö og ökonomi.

Life After Covid, som undersöker hvordan langtidssymptomer etter COVID-19 påvirker hverdagsliv og helse.

1: Perceived Consequences of Post-COVID-19 and Factors Associated with Low Life Satisfaction. Ekstrand E, Brogårdh C, Axen I, Fänge AM, Stigmar K, Hansson EE. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Nov 19;19(22):15309. PMID: 36430026.

2: Bakken AG, Eklund A, Warnqvist A, O’Neill S, Hallman DM, Axén I. Are changes in pain associated with changes in heart rate variability in patients treated for recurrent or persistent neck pain? BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 Oct 4;23(1):895. doi: 10.1186/s12891-022-05842-4. PMID: 36192738; PMCID: PMC9531383.

3: Axén I, Sennehed CP, Eek F, Stigmar K. Can a workplace dialogue impact the perceived influence of neck and/or backpain on everyday activities and performance at work? A secondary analysis from the randomized controlled trial WorkUp. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 Sep 15;23(1):861. doi: 10.1186/s12891-022-05812-w. PMID: 36104781; PMCID: PMC9476597.

4: Eklund A, Palmgren PJ, Jakobsson U, Axén I. Development and evaluation of the MAINTAIN instrument, selecting patients suitable for secondary or tertiary preventive manual care: the Nordic maintenance care program. Chiropr Man Therap. 2022 Mar 17;30(1):15. doi: 10.1186/s12998-022-00424-6. PMID: 35300729; PMCID: PMC8932000.

5: Galaasen Bakken A, Eklund A, Hallman DM, Axén I. The effect of spinal manipulative therapy and home stretching exercises on heart rate variability in patients with persistent or recurrent neck pain: a randomized controlled trial. Chiropr Man Therap. 2021 Nov 29;29(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s12998-021-00406-0. PMID: 34844625; PMCID: PMC8628060.

6: The effect of two weeks of spinal manipulative therapy and home stretching exercises on pain and disability in patients with persistent or recurrent neck pain; a randomized controlled trial. Bakken, A.G., Eklund, A., Warnqvist, A, O’Neill, S, & Axén, I, BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 903 (2021). PMID: 34706706

7: The Nordic maintenance care program: patient experience of maintenance care—a qualitative study. Hjertstrand, J., Palmgren, P.J., Axén, I. et al. Chiropr Man Therap 29, 28 (2021). PMID: 34340692

8: Contextualizing the lived experiences of patients with low back pain from different countries according to the ICF framework Aartun E, Axén I, Mior S, Røe Y, Hondras M, Kretz L, Côté P. J Rehabil Med. 2021 Mar 29. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2819. PMID: 33778896

9: Côté P, Hartvigsen J, Axén I, Leboeuf-Yde C, Corso M, Shearer H, Wong J, Marchand AA, Cassidy JD, French S, Kawchuk GN, Mior S, Poulsen E, Srbely J, Ammendolia C, Blanchette MA, Busse JW, Bussières A, Cancelliere C, Christensen HW, De Carvalho D, De Luca K, Du Rose A, Eklund A, Engel R, Goncalves G, Hebert J, Hincapié CA, Hondras M, Kimpton A, Lauridsen HH, Innes S, Meyer AL, Newell D, O’Neill S, Pagé I, Passmore S, Perle SM, Quon J, Rezai M, Stupar M, Swain M, Vitiello A, Weber K, Young KJ, Yu H. The global summit on the efficacy and effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for the prevention and treatment of non-musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review of the literature. Chiropr Man Therap. 2021 Feb 17;29(1):8. doi: 10.1186/s12998-021-00362-9. Erratum in: Chiropr Man Therap. 2021 Mar 8;29(1):11. PMID: 33596925; PMCID: PMC7890602.

10: Recruiting in intervention studies: challenges and solutions. Axén I, Björk Brämberg E, Galaasen Bakken A, et al. BMJ Open 2021;11:e044702
PMID: 33495262

Sitter i vetenskaplige rådet for Legitimerade Kiropraktorers Riksorganisation, Sverige.

Co-Editor-in-Chief for Chiropractic and Manual Therapies.