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Chronic musculoskeletal disorders: assessment and intervention

10 November 2010

PhD ceremony: Ms. M.W. van Ittersum, 16.15 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Thesis: Chronic musculoskeletal disorders: assessment and intervention

Promotor(s): prof. J.W. Groothoff

Faculty: Medical Sciences


This dissertation entitled ‘Chronic musculoskeletal disorders: assessment and intervention’ focuses on osteoarthritis of hip and knee and on fibromyalgia. Despite differences in their pathophysiology, the symptoms in both disorders manifest themselves in the musculoskeletal system and the connective tissue and physical symptoms such as pain, stiffness and fatigue occur in both.


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