Department of Rheumatology
University of Copenhagen
Head of Research
Copenhagen Spine Center
Professor Bendix is one of the pioneers in Denmark for developing holistic and multidisciplinary treatment approach to spine disorders. He has been leading the research at the Copenhagen Spine Center at Glostrup Hospital for the past two years.
As head of the research unit at the Research Centre on spine disorders, Professor Bendix works with a multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, rheumatologists, neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons. His current research focuses in two main areas: one is to strengthen patients' overall management of back pain, as primary investigator of a project to examine different pain management approaches in collaboration with practitioners. His second focus is to conducts research in the treatment of inflammatory changes in the intervertebral disc in the spine.