Riphah University Hosts 3rd International Rehabilitation Science Electronic Conference

Riphah International University (RIU) hosted a 3rd International 3D Electronic Conference on Rehabilitation Sciences, to provide a platform for sharing innovative evidence-based research and ideas to improve current clinical practices and pave the way for future efforts

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – May 31, 2021): Riphah International University (RIU) hosted a 3rd International 3D Electronic Conference on Rehabilitation Sciences, to provide a platform for research sharing and innovative ideas based on practices and pave the way for future ventures.

The three-day virtual conference was held May 27-30. The Punjab’s Provincial Minister of Higher Education Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfaraz was the main guest of the inaugural session while Dr Shaista Sohail, Executive Director of the Higher Education Commission was the guest of honor.

Over 1,500 rehabilitation professionals around the world and distinguished keynote speakers from the United States, Australia, Canada, Sweden, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Iran, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan Highlighted Key Areas of Rehabilitation Science Research The theme of the conference was “Innovations in Rehabilitation Technology and Research”. Prof. Ola Grimsby discussed current research and clinical findings on the effects of short amplitude high speed pushing techniques on the inhibition and facilitation of motor reflexes.


Dr Anja Lowit highlighted the quality of life of patients with motor speech disorders and emphasized the international classification model, participation and psychological impact following dysarthria, especially patients with dysarthria. of Parkinson’s disease.

Professor Lori Marie Walton highlighted the impact of toxic stress on maternal and fetal cognitive functions and the importance of maternal health and PT rehabilitation, health-related quality of life for vulnerable global populations from women and children. Professor Denise Taylor described the use of NMES and FES in rehabilitation.

Prof. Dr. Charlotte Hager spoke about assessing sensorimotor control and the consequences after ligament injury, a neglected part of rehabilitation training in our part of the country.

Prof. Habiba Thawer explained the effectiveness and efficacy of tele-rehabilitation and its impact on patient care in the context of the current pandemic while describing the use of tele-rehabilitation and its beneficial effects on patients. patients.

Professor Anderson Oliveira spoke about high-density EMG in dynamic contractions and its perspectives in neurorehabilitation.

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