On December 3, the company Medical World, together with the Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Georgia, hosted the largest conference at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel: “New medical technologies in physiotherapy and rehabilitation.”
At the conference, important issues such as the role of modern technologies in relation to various diseases were discussed. The invited guests were given the opportunity to see in practice the function, importance, and working principles of each device.
The event was attended by leading rehabilitators, neurosurgeons, and neurologists from all over Georgia.
The main goal of the event was to introduce innovative standards and further, the development of the field, pointed out Levan Kobalia, the founder and general director of Medical World.
“The event plays an important role in developing the field, and our mission to organize such an event serves exactly that purpose. In the future, we plan to hold such conferences more frequently, and involve different associations, structures, health, and medical centers, etc,” Kobalia said.
As MD Valeri Akhalkatsi, Clinical Director of the Ken Walker Clinic noted, “the event was dedicated to the use of medical technologies in physiotherapy and rehabilitation. The forum was attended by a lot of people from all over Georgia. The event was about medical technologies that are widely used in the field, and conversations touched upon many interesting topics, trying to find what are the right approaches I think, we can conclude, it is important that the entire medical community agrees on a unified policy, approaches, principles of further work and development, where modern technologies will be widely used, which will be both cost-effective and accessible to our patients.”
“This day is important for the representatives of the medical field in general, because in our country, unfortunately, similar events are rarely held. It is important for us to systematically familiarize ourselves with new technologies and share experiences with our colleagues,” remarked Natia Jghamadze Ministry of Defense of Georgia.
Sofo Shagidze, Head of the Children and Adults Department at Ken Walker Clinic stated after the conference: “Our event is important in two directions. It is the importance of rehabilitation and the role of technology in this field. Various techniques and technological robots were presented, which play a very important role for us and help us provide the patient with the opportunity for full-fledged rehabilitation. I would like that such events are often held because we are given the opportunity to have interesting discussions and share our experiences with each other. I am glad that I was given the opportunity to participate in the conference, where the representatives of our field talked about the existing problems, thanks once again to the organizers for holding the day successfully.”
Dr. Elie C. Daniel, American podiatrist, doctor of medicine, member of Gramedica Institute, ankle master, and Professor at the University of Chicago noted: “thank you for inviting me. It was an extraordinary conference. Many people attended. I am very excited to be here. A lot of work has been done. There is much Interesting news and extraordinary speakers. Thank you very much again.”
The general sponsor of the event was the company New Vision.