Magnus Aspdahl

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Magnus Aspdahl is a specialist physiotherapist at the Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, part of the Karolinska University Hospital, in Stockholm, Sweden. He has been a part of the Karolinska Haemophilia Treatment Centre team since 2014.


A registered physiotherapist since 2010, he has subsequently completed three trainings in Haemophilia Early Arthropathy Detection using Ultrasound (HEAD-US) (2015-2017), a degree in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Diagnostics (2018), a Master’s in Physiotherapy (2018), and a specialisation in Paediatric Physiotherapy (2019). Magnus is a frequent speaker for the Swedish Haemophilia Society and has developed and translated into Swedish a number of patient information materials. He is the recipient of an Arosenius Foundation Research Scholarship Award (2017) for a study following the joint health over time of Swedish children with haemophilia A.


Magnus is a member of the Physical Health and Joint Function Expert Working Group of the International Prophylaxis Study Group (IPSG) and a peer-reviewer for manuscripts in Haemophilia and the European Journal of Physiotherapy.



– Comparison of joint status in children with haemophilia A using ultrasound and physical examination. Aspdahl M, Viljakainen H, Petrini P, Ranta S. European Journal of Physiotherapy. 2018;20(3):172-7.

– Using routine Haemophilia Joint Health Score for international comparisons of haemophilia outcome: standardization is needed. Nijdam A, Bladen M, Hubert N, Pettersson M, Bartels B, van der Net J, Liesner R, Petrini P, Kurnik K, Fischer K. Haemophilia. 2016 Jan;22(1):142-7. doi: 10.1111/hae.12755. Epub 2015 Jul 14