Welcome – About


to NoSCoS – the Nordic Spinal Cord Society – an association of professionals in the Nordic countries with special interest in rehabilitation after injuries and diseases of the spinal cord as well as the management of conditions and consequences related to them.
NoSCoS is affiliated to ISCoS, the International Spinal Cord Society, and participates in its activities as a regional representatvie for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Visit NoSCoS on Facebook

Special Interest Groups

During the 2017 meeting in Linköping two special interest groups were established: ”NutriNord”, a working group focussing on nutrition issues in spinal cord injury rehabilitation and ”A Joint Nordic Program for SCI Professional Education”. Please consult the sidebar menu for further information.


NosCoS comprises networks for the various professions involved in SCI rehabilitation. Please consult the sidebar menu for further information.

Scientific Meetings

NoSCoS has held biannual scientific meetings, rotating between the member countries, since 1989. The NoSCoS General Assembly takes place during the scientific meeting. The meetings are interprofessional and multidisciplinary and aim to deliver state of the art updates on advances in spinal cord injury treatment, ranging from prevention, acute treatment and rehabilitation to curative treatment research and long term care for health and quality of life.

Upcoming Meeting


Previous Meetings

  • ​1989: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1991: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1993: Lahti, Finland
  • 1995: Oslo, Norway
  • 1997: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1999: Copenhagen, Denmark – with ISCoS
  • 2001: Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2003: Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007: Reykjavik, Iceland – with ISCoS, minutes
  • 2011: Gothenburg, Sweden, minutes
  • 2013: Helsinki, Finland, minutes
  • 2015: Trondheim, Norway, minutes

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