Extracorporeal Shock wave therapy

Extracorporeal Shock wave therapy


 

Chair of the committee

Elena Ilieva
E mail: elena_md@yahoo.com

Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Head of the Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine at Faculty of Medicne, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and at Medical University Hospital Sv. Georgi"", Plovdiv
Vice Dean of Faculty of Medicne
Member of the Education Committee of ISPRM
Co-chair of the Education Committee of Cochrane Rehabilitation Field
Delegate and National Manager of Bulgaria to UEMS PRM Section and Board
Research interests and publications in the field of the application of shock wave therapy in the treatment of chronic tendinopathies and knee osteoarthritis, reduction of muscle spacticity in disorders of the central nervous system (cerebral palsy and stroke). Co-ordinator of workshops about shock wave therapy at 19 and 20th ECPRM; lectures and presentations about the application of SWT at European congresses.

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Committee Aims: To provide information and education and to create research opportunities on the application of shock wave therapy in the field of physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Committee Actions planned:
To organise workshops and sessions during European PRM Congresses and other international and national PRM congresses and conferences
To organise on line courses
To create a network of research and clinical facities that work in the field of application of shock wave therapy
To create a network of specialists working in the field of shock wave therapy

Collaborating Research Facilities: 
Department of PRM, Medical University of Plovdivq 
Rehabilitation Centre, University of Patras

Names of the members of the directory working in close cooperation with the head of the committee:

 Dr. Regina Stemberger, regina.stemberger@tirol-kliniken.at
 Professor of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
 ESPRM MusculoSkeletal Disorders Committee Member
 Head of Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in LKH Hall in Austria, Hall/Tirol


 

Dr. Barotsis Nikolaos, nbarotsis@icloud.com
 Physiatrist, MSK Ultrasonographist
 Academic Fellow, Rehabilitation Centre, Medical School, University of Patras, Rio, Greece
 Senior Fellow of the European PRM Board
 Greece

 

 Dr. Fernando Parada,
 Director of Department of PRM of Hospital S.João – Porto
 University of Porto and School of Medicine – Professor of PRM
 Member board of APOTOC (Portuguese Association of Therapy with Schokwaves)
 Member of ISMST