NeckCare provides a diagnostic and treatment technology platform for objective, clinical grade neck assessments and rehabilitation and outside the clinic therapy to optimize patient outcomes. Leveraging its patented diagnosis and treatment methodology, the Butterfly Method, and a secure, HIPAA-compliant web-based, NeckCare assesses neck mobility, provides recommended therapy exercises, and tracks the progress of patients with recurrent and chronic neck pain.

The Team

The NeckCare team has deep expertise in neck assessment, therapy and rehabilitation, medical diagnostic technology, biomedical engineering, physics, marketing and sales and global business leadership.

Thorsteinn Geirsson

Thorsteinn Geirsson
CEO

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Thorsteinn Geirsson
CEO

Thorsteinn Geirsson has 27 years of experience in the international IT market. He has served as a company CEO & COO for both IT companies and medical diagnostic corporations and startups. He holds a BSc. in Sport Medicine and Biology and got his MSc in Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Iceland. Mr. Geirsson is a partner and serves as the company CEO. His email is: TG@NeckCare.com

Dr. Magnus K. Gislason

Dr. Magnus K. Gislason
CTO and Member of the board of directors

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Dr. Magnus K. Gislason
CTO and Member of the board of directors

Dr. Magnus K. Gislason is a Mechanical Engineer and has B.Sc. in Technical Physics from the University of Iceland. He received his M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and PhD in Biomechanics in 2008 from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He is the company’s CTO and is instrumental in the company R&D. His primary focus is on scientific and technological development within the organization with a special focus on opportunities for NeckCare to commercialize its technology and services. His email is: MG@NeckCare.com

Sigurdur Kristinn Egilsson

Sigurdur Kristinn Egilsson
Chairman of the Board / COB

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Sigurdur Kristinn Egilsson
Chairman of the Board / COB

Sigurdur K. Egilsson has worked in the financial market since 1998 and has gained extensive knowledge and experience into the financial markets. He was in charge of asset management for institutional investors at Kaupthing Bank, and also worked in the Bank’s asset management division abroad. From 2010 to 2016 he led the asset management structure at ALM Securities, including Managing Director of the investment arm which specialized in corporate finance.  Egilsson is an engineer from the University of Iceland and serves as the Chairman of the Board.  His email is: SKE@NeckCare.com

Kim De Roy

Kim De Roy
Chief Customer Officer & Business Development.

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Kim De Roy
Chief Customer Officer & Business Development.

De Roy holds a MSc. Degree of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy and a Master of Education in the same field, both from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He has 18 years of experience serving leading roles in Sales, Marketing and R&D for global leader in non-invasive orthopedics, Össur. Kim is a partner and member of the board of directors of NeckCare and serves the company as Chief Customer Officer and providing strategic vision to the company. His e-mail is: KDR@NeckCare.com

Dr. Gudny L. Oddsdottir, PhD

Dr. Gudny L. Oddsdottir, PhD
Member of the board of directors

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Dr. Gudny L. Oddsdottir, PhD
Member of the board of directors

Gudny Lilja is the Manager of Academic affairs at School of Medicine (PT´s) at the University of Iceland. She is a licensed Physical Therapist and has a PhD in Biomedical science. Graduated with BS and MS degree from the University Iceland and certification in Manual Therapy from St. Augustine, Florida, USA. Her Doctoral thesis addressed the movement control of the cervical spine and objective mobility assessment method for the cervical spine. Dr. Oddsdottir is a world leading specialist in her expert domain and she has published numerous scientific reports. Her email is GLO@NeckCare.com

Artur David Udrescu

Artur David Udrescu
CMO, Corporate Development

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Artur David Udrescu
CMO, Corporate Development

Artur David Udrescu has accumulated a vast amount of international experience working both in USA and in Europe and then starting his own private ventures. He has a degree in International business from the University of Southern Alabama. He is a partner and a member of the Board of Directors of NeckCare and serves as the company CMO & Corporate Development. His e-mail is: ADU@NeckCare.com

Dr. Eythor Kristjansson, PhD

Dr. Eythor Kristjansson, PhD
R&D / Founder

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Dr. Eythor Kristjansson, PhD
R&D / Founder

Dr. Eythor Kristjansson,PhD  is a physical therapist and graduated as manual therapist from Oslo, Norway in 1987 and was acknowledged as specialist in manual therapy in 1991. He finished his PhD in 2004 from the University of Iceland in co-operation with the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia about “Investigations into the stability system of the cervical spine”. He is the founder of NeckCare and is an international expert in neck pain and its related disorders. His email is: EK@NeckCare.com

Jona Marin Olafsdottir, PhD

Jona Marin Olafsdottir, PhD
Director of Research

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Jona Marin Olafsdottir, PhD
Director of Research

Jona Marin Olafsdottir has a PhD in biomechanics from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. She is a mechanical engineer and an experienced researcher in experimental and computational biomechanics. She studies the complex biomechanical behaviors of normal and pathological human joints and focuses on generating smart solutions for orthopedic treatment and rehabilitation. She has collaborated with industry and academia in both Europe and Canada, including Volvo Cars, Autoliv, and UBC. Her research on the neuromuscular mechanics of the neck has generated novel data and numerical methods for musculoskeletal models simulating human movement.  Her e-mail is JMO@NeckCare.com

Sandra D. Arnadottir, PT

Sandra D. Arnadottir, PT
Mobility Assessment Program

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Sandra D. Arnadottir, PT
Mobility Assessment Program

Sandra D. Arnadottir is a licensed Physiotherapist and fronts the NeckCare Mobility Assessment Program. She graduated from the University of Iceland with a degree in Physiotherapy and has served as such since 2004.
Her focus has been on sport physiotherapy, both prenatal and postnatal. As an energetic fitness instructor serving as the National Gymnastics coach, she also ran classes for postnatal rehabilitation focusing on prenatal aquatic exercises for reducing pelvic girdle pain. S.D. Arnadottir is also a licensed International FIG judge in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. Her e-mail is: SA@NeckCare.com

 

Sandra Y. Dagnyjardottir

Sandra Y. Dagnyjardottir
Mobility Assessment Program

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Sandra Y. Dagnyjardottir
Mobility Assessment Program

Sandra Y. Dagnyjardottir is a Master degree student and she earned her B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Reykjavík University in 2016. She has been working extensively on quality and regulatory related issues and at present time she leads the NeckCare Mobility Assessment Program (MAP) that provides critical objective mobility measurements for both PT´s, MD´s, Law offices and Insurance companies alike. Her-mail is: SD@NeckCare.com

Partners

The following companies and institutions work closely with NeckCare on its mission to develop and sell quality healthcare products in the global healthcare and rehabilitation markets.

University of Iceland
Samras
Arnason Faktor
Reykjavik University
Kvikna
Viz
0to5
Claim Detect
Technical Development Fund
Catch Consulting ltd.
Kim Progressive Rehabilitation