Dr Hans Westergren
Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Dr Westergrem spent his first 15 clinical years as a Neurosurgeon and wrote his thesis on Spinal Cord Injuries – experimental study in the rat. Thereafter he was recruited to Spinal Cord Rehabilitation and since 2006 he has been focusing on persistent pain after neck-trauma at the department for Pain Rehabilitation in Lund, Sweden.
He assisted in arranging the fifth International Whiplash Trauma congress in 2011 and also developing a treatment algorithm for emergency and primary care in his region.
Dr Westergren’s clinical work today involves the Regional Specialized clinic for Post-traumatic neck pain and has commenced reporting on experiences from this field.