The Association for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in FBiH was founded on October 25, 1998. The activities of the Association are implemented through several different aspects. Implementation of international projects, the most important of which are:
- Tempus program – physical medicine and rehabilitation;
- Rehabilitation of war victims
Within the activities of the Association, a number of educational seminars were held (Rehabilitation of children with disabilities, “Rehabilitation of sports injuries”, “Education – manual decongestive treatment of lymphedema”, “Education in the field of osteoporosis”).
Members of the Association have implemented projects with publishing activities (Guide to lumbar pain syndrome; Guide to osteoporosis; The most common painful conditions in rehabilitation).
Special emphasis was given to the organisation of the Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with international participation. So far, in cooperation with the Association of Physiatrists of the Republic of Srpska, the 7th Congress has been organised with great success.
A holistic approach to rehabilitation gives the members of the Association an advantage in the process of comprehensive rehabilitation of patients and improving the quality of life. The work of the Association includes 120 doctors specialising in physical medicine and rehabilitation and 15 doctors in training.
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