The Turkish Journal of PRM has just become an associated journal in the ISPRM web of journals.
The journal is an international open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed periodical journal bringing the latest developments in all aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and related fields. The journal publishes original articles, review articles, editorials, case reports (limited), letters to the editors. The target readership includes academic members, specialists, residents working in the fields of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The language of the journal is English and it is published quarterly (in March, June, September, and December).
With a recent recognition of the role of nociceptor sensitization in the pathogenesis of chronic low back pain (CLBP), drug targets having characterized that modulate hyperalgesia. With growing evidence that nerve growth factor (NGF) is a promising target in CLBP, this study assessed the effect of tanezumab a monoclonal antibody targeting NGF, for the treatment of patients with CLBP.
This randomized, double-blind, controlled study was completed at 191 sites in eight countries. Subjects were patients 18 years of age and older with axial predominant, recalcitrant CLBP of three or more months duration...READ MORE
In Bangladesh first case of COVID-19 was detected on 08th March 2020. As of 29th August 2020, there are 308,925 confirmed cases including 4,206 deaths with case fatality rate 1.4% and recovery rate 64.4% (1). Bangaldesh is a small country with about 165 million populations situated in the South East Asia (SEA). It is a lower-middle-income developing country with 15% of its population has some form of disability....READ MORE
VICE-CHANCELLOR OF BSMMU INAUGURATING POST-COVID FOLLOW-UP CLINICS
Colombia Did Not Let a Pandemic Stop Their Academic Calendar in #RehabMedicine
The Colombian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (#ACMFR) took again the lead regards their educational commitments. They had already done it with the 4th International Congress and XXIX National Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation held in Santa Marta, Colombia from August 16 to 18th 2018. It was such a great event with 614 participants, 10 countries from Latin America, plus Portugal, Switzerland and United States. There were over 80 lecturers, 10 workshops, and several proposals on important but relegated topics such Functional Movement and Biomechanics, Disability, Independence and Sexuality on people with spinal cord injury...READ MORE
ISPRM PAST-PRESIDENT, DR. WALTER FRONTERA, SPEAKS IN THE XXIX COLOMBIAN CONGRESS OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION.
The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health (G-MUSC) invites the ISPRM and its members to participate in an important global consultation on musculoskeletal healthcare.
To accept this invitation and participate in the consultation (subject to eligibility screening), please navigate to the secure online platform: https://bit.ly/2HyrTPn. The time commitment for the first survey is approximately 30 minutes (range 20-40min). It does not need to be completed in one sitting, but rather, can be completed over several visits to the portal as long as the same computer/device is used. The first consultation round closes on 3rd November 2020.
The ISPRM Education Committee
invites you to participate in a brief (2-3 minute) survey to better understand your educational needs. This will help guide the organization with regards to the planning and creation of educational offerings, as well as future congresses.
Please submit your responses by Nov 15, 2020.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! TAKE SURVEY
The ISPRM Task Force on Physical Activity for Persons with Disabilities
is currently conducting a global web-based survey on healthy lifestyle behaviors in persons with and without disabilities, in 7 languages. The aim is to determine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on perceived physical activity levels, healthy eating habits, sleep habits, tobacco consumption and sedentariness in community-dwelling persons with disabilities. The group will also compare the impact of the pandemic on the ability of the disabled versus the non-disabled to pursue healthy lifestyles. READ MORE
Join Prof Ruth Marshall and Dr Harvinder Chhabra for the final episode in Series One of SCI Care: What Really Matters as they discuss the success of the 59th ISCoS annual scientific meeting, from the concerns and apprehensions of going fully virtual to the pleasant surprises and highlights of all that worked. READ MORE
The Scientific Committee of the WCO-IOF-ESCEO would like to inform you about a very important communication concerning the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2021 Congress.
View the letter HERE, announcing that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we decided to postpone the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2021 Congress to August 26-29, 2021.