Interviewee: Prof. Jorge Hernández Franco, Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía Manuel Velasco Suárez, Mexico City, Mexico
Interviewer: Doria Constantinescu
Meet Professor Jorge Hernández Franco, a renowned specialist in rehabilitation medicine and neurological rehabilitation, the lead of the Rehabilitation Ward at the prestigious National Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute Manuel Velasco Suárez in Mexico City since 1991. His influence extends beyond borders as he has been associated with the esteemed American British Cowdray Hospital, where he has been delivering lectures on physical therapy in neurological rehabilitation since 1996.
Professor Hernández Franco’s leadership shines brightly as he currently holds the esteemed position of vice president for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean within the renowned World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation. His far-reaching impact and expertise make this interview a must-watch, offering insights into the ever-evolving landscape of neurological rehabilitation on a global scale.
During our engaging interview, Professor Jorge Hernández Franco shared his in-depth knowledge of the application of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in reducing post-stroke muscle spasticity, shedding light on the importance of practical guidelines and the variations in their implementation across different regions worldwide. Moreover, the interview explored the pivotal role of botulinum toxin in managing post-stroke spasticity. Professor Hernández Franco’s expertise in this area enriched the conversation, offering innovative treatment approaches within the realm of neurological rehabilitation.
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