Flaminia Frascarelli

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Italy

 

Biography

Flaminia Frascarelli is a childhood’s neurophysiatrists at the Neurorehabilitation department of Bambino Gesú Children Hospital. 

She was born in Rome (Italy) in 1976. She obtained her degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2001 from “La Sapienza University of Rome. Afterward, she had a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2005 and a PhD in Neurorehabilitation Medicine in 2009 from Sapienza University of Rome. In addition, she had a fellowship at the Neurorehabilitation Department of Bambino Gesú Children Hospital.

During her residency program, she developed her experience in treatment of movement disorder in children with congenital or acquired brain injury, management of spasticity, gait analysis and Electromyography analysis. She focused her scientific works on the treatment of spasticity with botulinum toxin injection, gait analysis and upper and lower limb robotic rehabilitation in children with brain injury.

In 2006, she started working in the Neurorehabilitation Department of the Bambino Gesú Children Hospital with a fellowship on upper limb robotic rehabilitation and gait analysis.

Since 2009, she is the physiatrist of the UDGEE (Unit for severe disabilities in developmental age) of Bambino Gesú children Hospital. The ward is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of congenital and acquired diseases of child nervous system. She is involved in the implementation of rehabilitation techniques by means of robotic devices and in the treatment of spasticity.

 

Conference Presentation

Disorders of Muscle Tone in Children After Acquired Brain Injury: Diagnosis, Evaluation and Therapeutic Approaches

 

 

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