Theme: Joining Minds to Create a Future without Disabilities

Rehabilitation Health 2020

Rehabilitation Health 2020

ME Conferences is excited to invite the participants all around the world for the 3rd World Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference held at Dubai, UAE during June 18-19, 2020 under the theme “Joining Minds to Create a Future without Disabilities”. Developed by the co-ordination of eminent personalities from all over the world, Rehabilitation Health 2020 includes Keynote presentations, Poster presentations, Oral talks and Exhibitions.

This gathering provides the stage for speakers to share their knowledge on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the various personalities from all over the world to create a future without any disabilities.

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Rehabilitation Health 2020 welcomes all the interested personalities to come join us on this wonderful event at the classic city of Dubai. For more information, visit: ME conferences

Why to Attend?

3rd World Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference is a two-day event that intends to bring together prominent physiatrists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation experts and students all over the world to share their knowledge and provides an opportunity to meet and interact with the eminent personalities working in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The conference will have 20 major sessions with 80+ sub-sessions providing a spotlight on the current events and future scopes of the various fields of rehabilitation and also brings forth new ideas on rehabilitation.

Target Audience

  • Physiatrists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Orthopaedics
  • Audiologists
  • Kinesiologists
  • Paediatricians
  • Veterinary doctors
  • Sports Medicine Physicians
  • Oncologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Research scholars and professors
  • Students

Track: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical medicine and rehabilitation is a branch of medicine that intends to restore body functions of people that they lost due to medical conditions or injury.  Rehabilitation helps in restoring several body functions, as well as intestine and bladder issues, mastication and swallowing, issues in thinking or reasoning, movement or quality, speech, and language.. Conditions that affect the ability to function include brain disorders, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, or cerebral palsy, chronic pain including back and neck pain, major bone or joint surgery, severe burns, or limb amputation, severe arthritis, severe weakness after recovering from a serious illness, spinal cord injury or brain injury.

Track: Physical Therapy

A branch of rehabilitation that utilizes specially drafted exercises and equipment to restore the physical abilities of people of all ages from infants to elders. The benefits of using physical therapy include pain reduction, avoiding surgery, mobility enhancement, stroke recovery, recovery or prevention of sports injuries, balance improvement and management of age-related impairments; manage heart diseases and lung diseases and women health improvement. There are number of exercises involved in physical therapy which includes exercises to improve strength, exercises to improve range of motion , flexibility exercises, balance and proprioception exercises ,functional mobility exercises, cardio respiratory exercises and exercises for vertigo and dizziness.

Track: Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is a medical branch that deals with physical fitness and treatment of sports ailments and sports injuries. The physicians practicing sports medicine needs to have a vast knowledge in musculoskeletal medicine. These doctors can tend to physical illness regarding the muscles, bone and ligaments and certain chronic illness like asthma and diabetes. The field also includes athletic mentors, Physical advisors and other social insurance experts prepared in analysis, treatment, research, instruction, and anticipation of athletic wounds. Soft tissue injuries, hard tissue injuries, overuse injuries; head injuries and neck injuries affect the players’ during certain sports actions. The medications not only are rehabilitative but also are additionally protective to the player.

Track: Drug Rehabilitation

Drug rehabilitation could be a medical or psychotherapeutic treatment done to alleviate the dependency of psychedelic merchandise like alcohol, prescriptive medicine and street medicine like cocaine, diacetylmorphine and amphetamines. Drug rehab is done to improve the physical, mental, social status of the patient and to prevent them from performing any illegal and anti-social activities due to extended drug abuse or over dosages. Recovery is done through assessments, detoxing, rehab and aftercare. Treatments include anti depressing drugs, medical counselling and group therapy sessions.

Track: Pain Medicine

Pain medicine is a part of medication utilizing an interdisciplinary methodology for facilitating the torment and improving the personal satisfaction of those living with constant pain. The mediocre torment crew incorporates therapeutic professionals, drug specialists, clinical analysts, physiotherapists, word connected advisors, doctor colleagues, medical caretakers. Rehab strategies offer methodologies to relieve torment. These methodologies fall into four classes: balancing nociception, settling and emptying excruciating structures, affecting agony observation, and easing delicate tissue musculotendinous torment. It views the torment just as further revolve around finding and getting rid of the reason. Treatment approaches to chronic pain embrace medicine measures, like analgesics, antidepressants and anticonvulsants, Interventional measures and other therapies.

Track: Speech Therapy

Speech therapy is given to patients, who are having a difficulty in communication, swallowing and to those who are suffering from speech and language disorders. These ailments may arise due to complications such as stroke, brain injury, developmental delays and congenital anomalies. The intention of speech therapy is to mix the mechanics of speech with language usage. Speech language pathologists or speech therapists provide a variety of exercises to help improve the condition of the patient. The treatment begins with an initial evaluation followed by assessment, diagnosis, counselling and treatment. Services for cognitive aspects of communication, speech, language, swallowing, voice and sensory awareness are provided by speech therapy.

Track: Brain Injury

Brain can recover most of its function as long as the Brain tissues aren’t damaged. Damaged tissues cannot be recovered but the brain adapts to this impairment by sharing the function of the damaged tissue to other unaffected regions. This process takes quite some time but Brain injury rehabilitation process can help speed up this process. Each patient requires an exclusive rehab program designed accordingly to their injury and abilities. The major objectives of rehab programs are stabilizing the issues, restoring lost functions and preventing secondary complications, and providing the support. Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy are also additionally provided to patients with brain injury for proper recovery.

Track: Occupational Therapy

The primary focus of Occupational therapy is to improve the health and well-being of patients. Occupation therapy doesn’t mean job or career but the day-to-day activities the patients are expected and supposed to do as an individual or in a community. Patients affected by stroke, autism, depression and anxiety as well as those who have undergone surgeries can enrol themselves for OT. Elders can also enrol themselves in a Geriatric Occupational Therapy program. The main processes of OT are assessment and intervention. Sometimes, Assistive devices can be used for maintaining balance and helping the patient in their activities. OT is followed to meet the physical and emotional demands of a job.

Track: Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory therapy is an associated singly designed service, specifically provided within the home to supply preventative, maintenance, and rehabilitative airway-related techniques and procedures. Respiratory therapy includes treating diseases, infections, or viruses of the cardiopulmonary system, such as lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pneumonia. RTs may offer life-saving care to trauma patients. Medicinal undertakings are investigative and restorative to incorporate organization of therapeutic gases like oxygen, helium, nitric oxide, and carbon dioxide, vaporized and moistness treatment, positive aviation route weight breathing treatment, incentive spirometry, mechanical ventilation, arterial blood gas analysis, and pulmonary function testing.

Track: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention and management of congenital disorders that occur in children including infants. The ailments include brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Fragile X Syndrome, spine injuries like spina bifida, neuromuscular disorders and an array of musculoskeletal ailments. PRM specialists are trained for identifying functional capabilities and in selecting best rehabilitation programs, with an understanding to the care continuum throughout the course of disease or disability. Pediatric rehabilitation focuses on building qualities and improvising the abilities of the children.

Track: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program developed to assist people with heart-related diseases, heart attacks, cardiac failures and other issues. Cardiac rehab helps them to adapt to a heart healthy lifestyle to counter the risks of cardiovascular diseases and disorders. Cardiac rehab involves trainings, exercises, providing knowledge about heart diseases and lifestyle changes involving eating heart healthy diets, quitting smoke and maintaining a normal weight. The goals of cardiac rehabilitation embody establishing Associate in nursing personal attempt to assist you regain strength, preventing your condition from worsening, reducing your risk of future heart issues, and rising your health and quality of life.

Track: Cognitive Rehabilitation

Cognitive disabilities serve as the greatest barrier for a patient from leading a normal life. These disabilities include memory, attention, social behaviour, safety judgment, and future planning. Cognitive rehabilitation is not a single treatment but a collection of treatments, protocols and exercises to cure cognitive impairments. The major approaches are the restorative treatment and the compensatory treatment where restorative treatment focuses on improving the cognitive system to function in a wide range of activities and compensatory treatment focuses on training solutions to specific problem areas such as using memory notebooks or learning self-cuing strategies. This treatment can also be used to treat Schizophrenia, ADHD and is recommended for Traumatic Brain Injuries treatment.

Track: Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational rehabilitation, shortened as VR or voc rehab, is a progress which enables persons with functional, psychological, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities or impairments or health disabilities to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or alternative helpful occupation. Professional restoration can include a contribution from a scope of medicinal services experts and other non-therapeutic trains, for example, incapacity work consultants and vocation instructors.

Track: Veterinary Rehabilitation

The use of physiatry to help recovery is currently well-accepted follow in human medication and surgery. More recently, nice strides are created in distinguishing similar strategies to assist veterinary patients. Rehabilitation therapy targets restoration of physical operations for animals with diseases caused by weakness, loss of coordination, inability to face or walk, or different issues with quality. It can also be a fortunate weight loss program for pets. Vet rehab includes hydrotherapy, land treadmill exercises and acclimation, acupuncture, acute and chronic pain consultations, local cold therapy, local hot therapy, soft tissue massages, laser therapy, and therapeutic exercises and use of Prosthetics. Vet rehab requires both the specialists and the pet owner’s cooperation for full recovery of the animal.

Track: Spinal Cord Injury

Trauma, disease and degeneration in the spinal cord lead to spinal cord injury. The injury ranges from foramen magnum to cauda equina in the spinal cord. Symptoms are exhibited based on the degree of injury the spine has. Symptoms include partial to complete loss of motor control of arms, legs and even whole body and in severe cases leads to damage to systems that control bowel and bladder, breathing, heart rate, blood pressure leading to fatal situations. Spinal injury leads to other disorders such as deep vein thrombosis, urinary tract infections, muscle spasms, osteoporosis, pressure ulcers, chronic pain, and respiratory complications. Rapid evaluation and treatment, extensive care along with spinal cord injury rehabilitation programs can help recover from spinal cord injury.

Track: Modalities

Modalities are physical agents that exhibit a specific therapeutic response on the patient. They were used to provide an optimal environment for repairing injuries. Modalities need to be used under a physician’s advice as some of them may exhibit a contradictory effect on the patient. There are number of modalities used such as Ultrasound, Phonophoresis, Electrical Stimulation, Iontophoresis, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, Electromagnets, Heat, Moist Heat, Cold, Trigger point therapy and Phototherapy. They were used to improve a patient’s condition to let them participate in other rehabilitation therapies.

Track: Neuromuscular Medicine

Neuromuscular medicine is a combination of neurology and PM&R. The abnormalities the field focuses on takes place in the neuromuscular system consisting of efferent neurons, nerve roots, peripheral nerves, synapse, and muscle. Both adults and children alike are affected by neuromuscular disorders in the above-mentioned areas. Authorities in fasciculus medications have particular data inside the science, clinical investigation, and the executives of those scatters. Neuromuscular medicine and physiatrists are the important specialists who along with their team work in coordination to treat and care for patients with neuromuscular diseases. The goals of neuromuscular medicine are to maximize health and functional capacities, and to perform medical monitoring and surveillance to suppress and prevent complications, and encouraging access and full incorporation into the community in order to elevate the value of life.

Track: Electro Diagnostic Medicine

Electro diagnostic medicine is a PM&R subspecialty which uses electrophysiological techniques for diagnosing and treatment of impairments in the neuromuscular and neurologic systems. These studies are useful in suspected diagnosis confirmation, sub clinical disease process identification, pathophysiology definition and other uses. The conditions treated include carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve complications, radiculopathy, polyneuropathy, and less common muscular diseases. Conditions that are diagnosed include muscle disorders like Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, and peripheral neuropathies such as muscle dystrophy.   Electromyography and Nerve conduction studies are common practices used in this field. Electromyography is for muscles and Nerve conduction studies are for nerves. These tests cannot show the extent of pain over the area but they can show the extent of nerve damage and also the healing status of that nerve.

Track: Physiatrists

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation medicine physicians or physiatrists are trained professionals in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation with a subspecialty in Brain Injury Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Pain Medicine, Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, and/or Sports Medicine.  Physiatrists can treat a wide array of conditions regarding Brain, nerves, bones, muscles, joints, spinal string, tendons and ligaments. With the help of their training, physiatrists help in rehabilitating the patient addressing their physical, emotional, medical and vocational status. Physiatrists treat people with conditions such as Joint replacement, Fibromyalgia, Osteoporosis, and Stroke, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders.

Track: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospice and palliative care is applied when a patient is at the last days of their life. Palliative medicine helps in pain management while hospice provides special care to improve the quality of life for both the patient and their family. Instead of spending the last moments in impersonal environment, the patient can choose to stay in their own house along with their loved ones with support from the hospice staffs. Hospice care is given to patients whose life expectancy is less than six months and provides support to the patient and their family while stopping the usage of external medications. In palliative care, the patient is given palliative care medications to relief the symptoms and ailments and it can be started from the beginning and used along with external medications.

The global rehabilitation market is at a phenomenal growth as evidenced by the increasing growth of its sub-specialty sectors. The major driving factors towards the growth of rehabilitation sector are Increasing Incidence of Disabilities, Favorable Healthcare Reforms, and Rapid Growth in Geriatric Population and further assisted by the increasing technological advancements and the relatively fast growth rate in developing countries with developmental prospects.

The worldwide Clinical Rehabilitation Service market is esteemed at 153.2 billion in 2018 and is relied upon to arrive at 200.9 billion, at a CAGR of 5.6% somewhere in the range of 2019 and 2024. At a CAGR of 5.34%, Physiotherapy market is expected to reach $165.73 billion by 2023. The overall behavioral rehabilitation market is growing at a CAGR of 6.87% throughout the period 2018-2022. The global rehabilitation instrumentality market was valued at just about USD 10.53 billion in 2017 and is anticipated to get profits of around USD 16.44 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.56% between 2018 and 2024. The global sports medicine market size was valued at USD 7.3 billion in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 7.8%.

Asia-pacific region is predicted to top the market share, especially china and other fast growing countries like India. North America will have an important role in the growth of Clinical Rehabilitation market with any changes having an impact on the Global Clinical Rehabilitation market. Europe regions also show a promising steady growth in the field with its Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital and BG Hospital Hamburg as top competitors in the world.

In view of end customer, the rehabilitation equipment feature is ordered into recovery focuses, physiotherapy focuses, home consideration settings, and medical clinics and centres. In 2016, the medical clinics and centres fragment spoke to the greatest idea of the rehabilitation equipment showcase. The generous idea of this segment can be credited to growing determination of precisely moved things among the medical clinics and centres and improvement in the geriatric and disabled people.


Why Dubai?

Dubai is the Largest and most populous city in UAE and is a part of the seven emirates of United Arab Emirates. Dubai is a well-known place for Human wellbeing, training and educational qualities. Dubai also sports variety of tourist attractions like Burj Khalifa, Palm Islands, etc.  Dubai also houses various rehabilitation centres and hospitals making it an ideal place for the conference.

List of Rehabilitation Hospitals in Dubai:

  • Korehab Clinic FZ LLC - Rehabilitation Center & Physiotherapy Clinic in Dubai
  • nmc Re'aya - Showroom for Rehabilitation and Medical Consumables and Equipment's Products
  • Taiy Pradit Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center
  • Emirates Hospitals Rehabilitation and Homecare Services
  • Mirdif Center for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
  • Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery
  • HOPE Abilitation Medical Center
  • Mediclinic Hospitals

List of Rehabilitation Hospitals in the World:

  • Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
  • Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • TIRR Memorial Hermann
  • University of Washington Medical Centre
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rusk Institute
  • Craig Hospital
  • Shepherd Centre
  • Moss Rehab
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

List of Rehabilitation Companies in Dubai:

  • Mobility
  • Zahwari
  • JKR International
  • NMC Re'aya
  • Physiomed

List of Rehabilitation Companies in the World:

  • AlterG Inc.
  • Ekso Bionics
  • Hocoma
  • Interactive Motion Technologies
  • Bioxtreme Robotics Rehabilitation
  • Kinestica
  • Kinova
  • MediTouch
  • Rehab-Robotics
  • Touch Bionics

List of Rehabilitation Universities in Dubai:

  • Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Korehab Clinic FZ LLC - Rehabilitation Center & Physiotherapy Clinic in Dubai
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Medicine, University of Sharjah
  • Diversified Integrated Sports Clinic – DHCC
  • Mirdif Center for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

List of Rehabilitation Universities in the World:

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Oxford
  • Harvard University
  • Monash University
  • University of Queensland
  • Cambridge University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Cape Town
  • Yale University
  • Imperial College
  • Ain Shams University
  • University of California

Related Conferences:

Related Societies:

USA: American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), American Occupational Therapy Association, Centre for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Hospice Foundation of America, Hospice Patients Alliance Inc., Life Options Rehabilitation Program, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, National Rehabilitation Association, National Rehabilitation Information Centre, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Ontario Physiotherapy Association, Illinois Physical Therapy Association, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association, Texas Physical Therapy Association, The California Society of Physical medicine  and Rehabilitation, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.

EUROPE: European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations, The European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation, European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Veterinary European Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Association, European Congress on Neurorehabilitation, Austrian Physiotherapy Association, Physical Therapy in Belgium, Croatian Council of Physiotherapists, Association of Danish Physiotherapists, French Federation of Physiotherapists, Deutscher Verband fuer Physiotherapie, Chamber of Physiotherapists of Kosovo, Polish Society of Physiotherapy, Spanish Association of Physiotherapists, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Georgian Association of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, PanHellenic Physiotherapists' Association, Icelandic Physiotherapy Association, Koninklijk Nederlands Genootschap Voor Fysiotherapie, Slovenian Association of Physiotherapists, Schweizer Physiotherapie Verband, Ukrainian Association of Physical Therapy.

MIDDLE EAST REGIONS: Bahrain Physical Therapy Association, Cyprus Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine, Egyptian Society of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Order of Physiotherapists in Lebanon, Israeli Association of Physiotherapists, Jordanian Physiotherapy Society, Kuwaiti Physical Therapy Association, Saudi Physical Therapy Association, Iranian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syrian Physical Therapy Association, Turkish Physiotherapy Association, Emirates Physiotherapy Society, Cyprus Association of Physiotherapists, Jordanian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians Club of Qatar, Saudi Arabian Society for Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine, Türkiye Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Derneği.

ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONS: Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Bangladesh Association of PM&R, Cambodian physical Therapy Association, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association, Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, Malaysian Association of Rehabilitation Physicians, Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nepal Physiotherapy Association, Physiotherapy New Zealand, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine–Singapore, Sri Lanka society of Physiotherapy, Physical Therapy Association of Thailand, Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chinese Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Chinese Medical Association, Indonesian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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