Due to the growing interest in the new treatment system of physical therapists and other health professionals from different regions of the USA to, a series of meetings has been organized in San Francisco, Chicago and New York regions. Those meetings were organized by the parents of patients who already underwent treatment in Ukraine.
Director of the International Rehabilitation Clinic, the author of the new treatment system Prof. V. Kozijavkin also took part in this business trip together with a group of doctors from Ukraine.
The first meeting was conducted in the rehabilitation center Movement Discoveries which is providing medical care to patients with cerebral palsy and other neuro- muscular diseases and is situated in the suburbs of San Francisco (team leader Mary Ann Hauck, www.movementdiscoveries.com). During the presentation, medical professionals, patients and their parents has the possibility to learn about the basics of our rehabilitation system, our new developments and with the results of the treatment.
The next presentation was on October 14 in the University of Illinois at Chicago. It was initiated by the invitation of Dr Daniel Hier, professor of neurology and rehabilitation. Ukrainian team has a possibility to present our recent developments in treatment of patients with Cerebral Palsy and other neurological diseases. This meeting was a continuation of common interest and cooperation started 5 years ago, when a group of our doctors for the first time have the possibility to make a speech in the University of Illinois. In the evening of the same day there was a meeting with the patients and their parents in the conference hall of “Marriott” hotel.
Business trip continued in New York region with a series of meeting with colleagues and patients, which were conducted in the conference hall of “Holiday Inn” hotel. On October 18, during the meeting with health professionals an important point of discussion was establishment of the cooperation between American specialists and our clinic in Ukraine. Next day, during the meeting with the patients and their parents an active discussion attracted the possibility of future spread and distribution of the Kozijavkin Method
Team of the International Rehabilitation Clinic express gratitude to the parents of our patients Meena Kalyanasundaram, Lisa Glover Gardin, Awatif Abo-Saif , Linda Mograbi, Dr Regina Spinozzola, for the assistance and preparation of the meetings and making this business trip to the USA successful.