European Centre for Chiropractic Research Excellence (ECCRE)

ECCRE is a European research centre established through a co-operation between the European Chiropractors' Union (ECU), the Danish Chiropractic Association (DKF) and the Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics (NIKKB)


The ECCRE is to become a European leader in facilitating research of relevance to the chiropractic profession and patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

The ECCRE is to establish an evidence-based foundation for the development of chiropractic principles and practice in the European Countries.

The first of the 13 research projects to receive part-funding from ECCRE has now been completed. In 2016, Andreas Eklund and his co-investigators embarked on the research project Chiropractic Maintenance care – cost-utility, psychological factors and pain trajectories and the group has now completed the study.