Our Partners

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Who are we & what we do?

About Us

Our team

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We have in our multidisciplinary team, volunteer healthcare professionals from many parts of 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:

 ‘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 


Is there any role for physical therapy in chronic GvHD? (2017)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28783145

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.