SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS


Rehabilitation Service Organisation

Chairpersons: Christoph Gutenbrunner (Germany)


  • Christoph Gutenbrunner (Germany): Approaches to strengthen in rehabilitation services and workforce capacity building in Eastern European countries
  • Galina Ivanova (Russia): Integration of rehabilitation into process of rendering medical care at various levels and at various stages of rendering medical care
  • Alvydas Juocevicius (Lithuania): Development of PRM in Lithuania -1990-2020: chalanges, resources, net of the services
  • Boya Nugraha, Klejda Tani, Christoph Gutenbrunner (Germany): Rehabilitation service assessment and workforce capacity building in Albania
  • Oleksander Vladymyrov, Volodymyr Golyk (Ukraine): Creating new system of rehabilitation in Ukraine
  • Daiana Popa (Romania): Rehabilitation Teamwork, e European experience

 


Cancer Rehabilitation

Chairpersons: Iuly Treger (Israel), Natasa Mujovic (Serbia)


  • Iuly Treger (Israel): In-patient oncological rehabilitation during intensive cancer treatment
  • Natasa Mujovic (Serbia): Feasibility and effectiveness of preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Gulseren Akyuz (Turkey): Lymphedema treatment strategies

 

Specific Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation

Chairpersons: Galina Ivanova (Russia)


  • Ljubica Nikcevic (Serbia): Functional outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke following acute rehabilitation
  • Dina Khasanova (Russia): The role of post-stroke epilepsy for rehabilitation potential formation in patients following stroke
  • Branka Mladenovic (Serbia): Swallowing rehabilitation: principles and methods
  • Galina Ivanova (Russia): The result of large clinical trial “Development of Medical rehabilitation in Russia” (DOME): three level patient-oriented, multidisciplinary and problem-focused rehabilitation of stroke patient
  • Evrim Karadağ Saygi (Turkey): Evaluation of physical activity and related factors in a sample of Turkish patients with stroke
  • Zoltán Dénes (Hungary): Rehabilitation of patients with severe brain injury in Hungary

 

Stroke Rehabilitation

Advances in basic and clinical research

Chairpersons: Marco Franceschini (Italy)


  • Marco Franceschini (Italy): Neuroplasticity assessment in stroke rehabilitation
  • Giampaolo Brichetto (Italy): Robotic rehabilitation and wearable devices in MS patients
  • Daiana Popa (Romania): Robotic Rehabilitation; the role of ESPRM Robotic Committee
  • Alessandro Giustini (Italy): Robotics and Advanced Technologies in Rehabilitation: Experiences, Perspectives and Criticisms in Ageing and Childrens

 

 

Bone Diseases (e.g. Osteoporosis)

Chairpersons: Ayse Kucukdeveci (Turkey)


  • Ayse Kucukdeveci (Turkey): Acute osteoporotic fractures: physical and rehabilitation medicine approach
  • Radisa Pavlovic (Serbia): Current challenges in the treatment of osteoporosis – clinical implications
  • Tamara Filipovic (Serbia): Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in osteoporotic female patients: potential clinical utility?
  • Milena Jurisevic (Serbia): Frailty, sarcopenia and type-2 diabetes mellites: underlying mechanisms and potential pharmacological interventions
  • Vladimir Biocanin (Serbia): Orofacial changes in patients with sarcopenia and osteoporosis - review of the literature

 

Physical Therapy Modalities and Rehabilitation

Chairpersons: Calogero Foti (Italy)



  • Calogero Foti (Italy): Vibration energy in physiotherapy
  • Giacomo Magro, Stefano Masiero (Italy): Wearable devices for rehabilitation
  • Olivera Ilic Stojanovic (Serbia):The importance of choosing the parameters of laser therapy and application methods in musculoskeletal disorders. How far are we from consensus?
  • Giacomo Magro, Stefano Masiero (Italy): Short-wave diathermy for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. A preliminary report


Nutrition and Diet

Chairpersons: Dusan Djuric (Serbia)


  • Dusan Djuric (Serbia): Nutrition for Ostheoarthritis – Hyaluronic acid, Glucosamine and Chondroitin – a literature review
  • Olivera Milovanovic (Serbia): Vitamin D status as a useful tool for pathogenesis and therapy of frailty - true or false assertion from literature based evidence

 

Occupational Therapist in Rehabilitation Team

Chairpersons: Nela Ilic (Serbia), EmiraSvraka (B&H)


  • Emira Svraka (B&H): Occupational therapist in rehabilitation team
  • Nela Ilic (Serbia): Occupational therapy in stroke survivors

 

Sports for the Disabled Persons

Chairpersons: Mirsad Muftic (B&H), Rade Babovic (Serbia)


  • Mirsad Muftic (B&H): The important of PRM physician for Paralympic athletes

 

Acupuncture and Complementary Therapies

Chairpersons: Mirsad Muftic(B&H), Zorica Brdareski (Serbia)


  • Zorica Brdareski (Serbia): The undergraduate information of KAM – is it important?
  • Mirsad Muftic (B&H): Music therapy in the treatment of cervical pain syndrome

 

Manual Medicine

Chairpersons: Petar Dinic (USA), Enrique Varela Donoso (Spain)


  • Petar Dinic (USA): The importance of correction the first cervical vertebra (Atlas) in patients with headache or vertigo
  • Enrique Varela Donoso (Spain): Manual medicine in the temporomandibular disorders


ESPRM SISC SESSIONS


ESPRM SISC Session in Ageing persons  

Chairpersons:  Michael Quittan (Austria)


  • Gerold Ebenbichler (Austria): Targeting age-related changes in back muscle function: Is there a role in preventing early functional decline and frailty in the elderly?
  • Aydan Oral (Turkey): Frailty
  • Michael Quittan (Austria): Rehabilitation of geriatric patients in Austria – the role of PRMiences, Perspectives and Criticisms in Ageing and Childrens 
  • Mojsije Andjić (Serbia): Evaluation of the effects of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in patients with myocardial infarction 

 

ESPRM SISC Session in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Part II

Chairpersons: Roberto Casale (Italy), Mirjana Kocic (Serbia)


  • Roberto Casale (Italy): Fibromyalgia
  • Mirjana Kocic (Serbia): Influence of psychological factors on outcomes following total knee and hip arthroplasty
  • Aleksandra Vukomanovic (Serbia): Early rehabilitation and early functional assessment – look at our practice
  • Jovana Kojovic (Serbia): Provocation tests in Thermal Infrared Imaging

 

ESPRM SISC Session in Spinal Cord Injury

Chairpersons: Christina-Anastasia Rapidi (Greece)


  • Christina - Anastasia Rapidi (Greece): Special Issues Of Women With SCI
  • Francesca Gimigliano (Italy): Evidence based treatments for urinary incontinence

 

ESPRM SISC Session on Sports Affairs

New therapeutic in sports medicine and MSK

Chairperson: Jean-François Kaux (Belgium)


  • Sanja Mazic (Serbia): Preparticipation screening of elite athletes.
  • Hervé Collado (France): Botulinum toxin in sports medicine
  • Vincent Gremeaux (Switzerland): PRP in knee OA
  • Jean-François Kaux (Belgium): PRP in tendinopathies
  • Jérémy Magalon (Belgium): Stem cells in MSK

 

ESPRM SISC Session in Musculoskeletal Disorders 

Part II: Back Pain and Spine Disorders

Chairpersons: Francesca Gimigliano (Italy)


  • Marco Monticone (Italy): Responsiveness and minimal clinically important difference of the fear avoidance and beliefs questionnaire in Italian subjects with chronic low back pain undergoing multidisciplinary rehabilitation
  • Olivera Djordjevic (Serbia): Difference between subjects in the early chronic phase of low back pain with and without neuropathic component: an observational cross-sectional study
  • Slavko Rogan (Switzerland): Mechanobiology – how mechanotherapy promotes tissue repair in rehabilitation medicine

 

ESPRM SISC Session in Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Electrodiagnostics in PRM

Chairpersons: Mark Lissens (Belgium), Dejan Nikolic (Serbia)


  • Dejan Nikolic (Serbia): Electrodiagnostic of myopathies in children
  • Ivana Petronić-Marković (Serbia): Diagnostic and prognostic relevance of neuro-physiological findings in pediatric rehabilitation
  • Primož Novak (Slovenia): Electrical stimulation in peripheral nerve lesions patients
  • Mark Lissens (Belgium): Electrodiagnosis оf the Respiratory System

 

ESPRM SISC Session in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Part III - Inflammatory Joint Diseases

Chairpersons: Snezana Tomasevic Todorovic (Serbia)


  • Snezana Tomasevic Todorovic (Serbia): Pain mechanisms in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Bojana Stamenkovic (Serbia): Optimal treatment of psoriatic arthritis with biologics, the importance of multidisciplinary approach

 

ESPRM SISC Session for PRM in Children

Chairpersons: Karol Hornáček (Slovakia)


  • Karol Hornáček, Martina Mihaliková (Slovakia): Observing the effects of Vojta´s reflex locomotion and therapeutic riding in infants at high risk of cerebral palsy
  • Iva Papic (RS, B&H): MarteMeo method
  • Amela Mujanić (RS, B&H): The role and importance of speech and language therapist in the process of early intervention
  • Polina Pavicevic (Serbia): Imaging modalities of occult spinal dysraphism in infants and young children: how, when and why
  • Jasna Stojkovic (Serbia): Correlation between body mass index and scoliosis in adolescence

 

ESPRM SISC Session on Medical Balneology

Chairpersons: Marina Delić (Montenegro), Aleksandar Jokic (Serbia)


  • Marina Delić (Montenegro): Peloids - Healing Medicine through the Ages
  • Aleksandar Jokic (Serbia): The effect of sulfuric water and mud therapy on serotonin activity and other biochemical parameters in patients’ plasma


ESPRM SISC Session for the Rehabilitation of P&O users 

Chairpersons: Helena Burger (Slovenia)


  • Helena Burger (Slovenia): Lower Limb Orthosis and Balance Confidence
  • Vesna Bokan Mirković (Montenegro): The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Problems in The Prevention of Amputations

UEMS PRM BOARD SESSION


UEMS PRM Board Session

Fostering the highest educational standards in physical and rehabilitation medicine: The European PRM Board strategy

Chairpersons: Maria Gabriella Ceravolo (Italy)


  • Maria Gabriella Ceravolo (Italy): Standards in PRM education: The UEMS - PRM Board core curriculum of knowledge and competencies

LAB SESSION


  • AyseKucukdeveci (Turkey): Labs’ session: research on complex regional pain syndrome in a hand rehabilitation unit
  • Ayse Karan, Aydan Oral, Dilsad Sindel, Ayse Yaliman, Resa Aydin, Aysegul Ketenci, Demirhan Diracoglu, Emel Ozcan, Nalan Capan, Sina Esmaeilzadeh Arman, Ekin Ilke Sen (Turkey): Research in a university hospital department: the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University

Mediterranean Forum of PRM - ESPRM Joint Session


Balneotherapy in the Mediterranean area

Chairpersons: Stefano Masiero (Italy), Lazovic Milica (Serbia)


  • Marina Delić, Vjeroslava Slavić, Gordana Rajović (Montenegro): Voluntary Regulated Breathing Practice: a significant additional tool for anti-stress protocol in the Institute „Dr Simo Milosevic“ Igalo, Montenegro
  • Lazovic Milica (Serbia): Balneotherapy in Euro-Mediterranean countries
  • Stefano Masiero (Italy): Practice of PRM in Italian spas