Margot de Kooning

Margot De Kooning has a PhD in physiotherapy and medical science. She is researcher and lecturer at the Vrije
Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) and a member of the Pain in Motion international research group. She is also
a physiotherapist at the University Hospital of Brussels. She is interested in the role of central pain mechanisms and
the stress response system in patients with chronic unexplained pain and also specializes in educational innovation.
She is (co-)author of more than 20 articles in international peer-reviewed journals from which 5 as first author. Since
2011 she teaches practice and science classes at the Vrije universiteit Brussel (Belgium) and at the European College
of Lymphology and Oncology (The Netherlands). Besides this she gives lectures about chronic pain rehabilitation in
Belgium as well as in Europe (Netherlands, France, Spain). She presented study results at international congresses
and has clinical experience with the treatment of chronic pain patients in multiple settings such as in a private
practice as well as in a specialized rehabilitation center