July 13–16, 2016
19th Congress of International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment
BTL attended an official annual meeting of international shockwave therapists, scientists and medical companies held from 13th to 16th July 2016. The purpose of the congress was to present the latest developments in the shockwave therapy. Discussions included exchanging experience and most recent novelties in applications. The theme of the conference was: “SHOCKWAVE IS A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH”.
At the BTL booth you had the great opportunity to see a “Master course of shockwave therapy application” of special guest Jiri Nedelka MD, contributing with his lectures during three-day seminar. Jiri Nedelka leads a Center for Rehabilitation and Pain Treatment in Czech Republic, certified by ISMST in usage of Shockwave for medical applications. The rehabilitation center published a review article on “Shockwave Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders” and collaborates with professional athletes of individual or collective sport. Consequently the presentations of Jiri Nedelka have been summarized his conclusions and experience in sport medicine. During the practice he has combined medical devices for improvement of therapeutic effect and inspired the participants of ISMST meeting with the lecture about „Combination of ESWT and Dynamic Myofascial Treatment Improves Postural Stability and Spirometry Parameters in Athletes”.
Upcoming ISMST Congress 2017 will be held in San Sebastian, Spain.