Medical Rehabilitation

It starts with a complex of tests aiming to evaluate the level of activities of the child’s motor development.

The child’s motor development activation is carried out by improving the cerebral metabolism, increasing the cerebral circulation, stimulation of the movements co-ordination and force, correction of the muscular tone from hyper-, hypo- or dystonia to normotonia, creation of the body scheme and its orientation in the space, supporting and extending the volume of joint movements improvement of  daily life activities and self-care, as well as treatment of some complications of the CP, such as convulsions, which have completely negative influence on the locomot development.

The motor rehabilitation includes:

  1. Diagnostic Tools
  2. Physical Medicine Therapy
  3. Ergotherapy
  4. Botulinum Therapy
  5. Hyperbaric oxygenation
  7. repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)
VII - th Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with internetional participation -
Gonkova M., E. Ilieva, I. Chavdarov, N. Petrova,  Evaluation of muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy after shock wave therapy; European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine; vol.48, suppl. 1, No.2, June 2012, 62p.
Chavdarov I., Cerebral Palsy: Organization of the complex rehabilitation in Bulgaria; 10.Internationales Symposium fur Neuroorthopedie & Rehabilitation, May 10-13, 2012, Wien, Austria, p.p.presentation
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