Emanuela Tavernese

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Italy

 

Biography

Emanuela Tavernese is a childhood’s neurophysiatrist at the Neurorehabilitation department of Bambino Gesú Children’s Hospital (Rome, Italy).

She obtained her degree in Medicine and Surgery and she specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome.

She developed her experience in treatment of movement disorder in children with congenital or acquired brain injury, management of spasticity (Botulinum Toxin), 3D Gait Analysis and Electromyography analysis.
She focused her scientific works on treatment of spasticity with botulinum toxin injection, gait analysis and upper and lower limb robotic rehabilitation in children with brain injury.

From 2012 to 2016, she working in the Neurorehabilitation Department of the Bambino Gesú Children’s Hospital with a fellowship on lower limb orthosis and gait analysis.

Since 2017, she is the physiatrist of the Neurorehabilitation and UDGEE (Unit for severe disabilities in developmental age) of Bambino Gesú Children’s Hospital. Also, she collaborates with the Neurosurgery and Oncology department. She is involved in the implementation of rehabilitation techniques by means of robotic devices and in the treatment of spasticity.

 

Conference Presentation

Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation in Children with Brain Tumors: Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital Experience 

 

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