Announcement

Join us for our very 1st International Rehabilitation Symposium aimed at highlighting some of the complex musculoskeletal manifestations faced by HSCT and Solid organ transplant patients, and best practice guidelines. 


This 2-day symposium will be held at Maidstone Hospital, Kent, England on the 19th and 20th of Oct 2019;

 16 speakers from over 7 countries will be delivering a fantastic sessions. Places are limited to 180.

Find out more

International Transplant Rehab Symposium - Oct 2019, England

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Who are we & what we do?

About Us

Our team

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We are not for profit organisation run by volunteers coming from various healthcare professional background from around the world including  Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Nigeria, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Swiss, USA, UK etc.  & more countries joining each week. 


Our team consists of  Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Consultants, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Specialist Nurses and Speech Therapists. 


A very passionate and dedicated team striving towards finding the best management strategies for patients undergoing Hematopoietic  Cell Transplant to help improve their Quality of life. 

Aim

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We are like minded professionals from diverse  medical background with keen interest in finding evidence based innovative ideas in managing various MSK manifestations in HCT and cGVHD.


 

Relevant Publications:

Role of Physical Therapy before and after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: White Paper Report (2019) : https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1083879119300679


 ‘To treat or not to treat’: raising awareness on the effects of graft versus host disease drugs on musculoskeletal system (2018)

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41409-018-0095-7


Full-body physical therapy evaluation for pre- and post-hematopoietic cell transplant patients and the need for a modified rehabilitation musculoskeletal specific grading system for chronic graft-versus-host disease (2018)

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41409-017-0075-3 

Our mission

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  • PROMOTE the role of Physical Therapy in  Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT) & Graft versus host disease.
  • SUPPORT our members in delivering an effective and research-based Physical Therapy practice in managing HCT & cGVHD.
  • FACILITATE exchange of knowledge, at regional, national and international level. 
  • PROVIDE and promote post graduate education/ CPD training needs of its members.
  • ENCOURAGE research and development in the Physical Therapy management of HCT & cGVHD.
  • DEVELOP and maintain links with other HCT/GVHD organisations around the world.