Cerebral Palsy and Spectrum of Treatment Possibilities
Physical Therapy Magazine (Phіsіotherapіe 5, 2006) a periodical of the German Physical Therapist Association (www.іfk.de) has published an article “Cerebral Palsy and Spectrum of Treatment Possibilities”.
Author of the article is a well known German scientists, Medical director of the Munich Child Center, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine of the Ludwig-Maximilians- University in Munich, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Hubertus von Voss.
Article in German (Artikel_vonVoss.pdf 260K), English translation (Voss_en.pdf 60K)
Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System by Kozyavkin Method
Kozyavkin V.І., Kachmar О.О., Babadahly М.О.
Doctor, 2005, 3(29):9-12 (in Russian)
On the first pages of Ukrainian magazine for practicing physicians „Doctor” the article “Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System by Kozyavkin Method” has been published.
This feature article of the issue, focusing the rehabilitation problems, describes the Kozyavkin Method – highly effective treatment for patients with Cerebral Palsy, low back pain, consequences of brain trauma and organic lesions of the central nervous system.
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Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System - The Kozijavkin Method
by: Prof. Volodymyr Kozijavkin, MD, PhD and Dr Oleh Kachmar, MD
Cerebral Palsy Magazine, 2004, March, P 18-29. (in English)
The main feature of the March 2004 issue of the Cerebral Palsy Magazine is the article about the Kozijavkin Method. Artilce descibes treatment basics, history of development, some outcome data and rehabilitation novelties.
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Rehabilitation with the Ease of a Game
Kozijavkin Volodymyr, MD, PhD, Kachmar Oleh, MD.
Cerebral Palsy Magazine, 2004, September, P 30-34. (In English)
A new approach to movement training in cerebral palsy patients has been developed in the International Clinic of Rehabilitation in Ukraine. High results have been achieved using the combination of physical therapy and computer games. While training a specific movement a child is playing an exciting computer game. Specially designed computer games both provide high motivation for a child for the correct movement performance, and allow for recording his/her motor improvements.
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Correction of movement utilizing the “Spiral” suit – an important part of the Kozijavkin Method
Prof. Volodymyr Kozijavkin, MD, PhD, Oleh Kachmar, MD
Cerebral Palsy Magazine, 2004, June, P 14-17. (In English)
The movement correction program is an important part of the Kozijavkin Method and is aimed at the development of the correct movement patterns. This program is conducted with the movement correction “Spiral” suit which significantly broaden the rehabilitation possibilities for patients with posture and movements disorders.
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Rehabilitation outcome assessment methods in intensive neurophysiological rehabilitation system
V.I. Kozyavkin, O.O. Kachmar
Ukrainian medical journal, 2003, №3(35):61-66. (in Ukrainian)
Common criteria of disability evaluation are discussed in the article, especially for patients with cerebral palsy. These criteria could be used in outcome studies of different rehabilitation systems. Several diagnostic methods, used in Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System, are described, namely, assessments of muscle tone and range of movements, video recording of gross motor functions and hand function evaluation. The application of these methods is illustrated on a group of 12 256 patients treated during last years using Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System.
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Article on web page of “Ukrainian Medical Journal”