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The journal «Bulletin of Rehabilitation Medicine» sees as its main task to become a guide of best practices in the field of health preservation and restoration.

It publishes original review and discussion articles, educational lectures and short reports on the current state and prospects for the development of the healthcare science and reducing the risk of diseases, modern methods of traditional and alternative medicine aimed at health support and rehabilitation of athletes, people in dangerous professions as well as for people living and working in extreme and environmentally unfavorable conditions and other groups of the population.

The journal is aimed at a wide range of physicians and experts in the fields of balneology, physical therapy and rehabilitation of patients with various diseases. On the pages of the journal, it is possible to get acquainted with advanced methods of prophylaxis and treatment of diseases with the use of natural and preformed factors, the results of scientific research in these areas. Case reports, debatable materials, problematic issues, lectures, thematic surveys and information about conferences are published in the journal.

The scientific concept of the journal involves the publication of the innovative advances in the field of prevention and treatment of diseases, research results, national and international clinical trials data.

Domestic and foreign scientists alike as well as clinicians working in the field of physical and rehabilitation medicine are invited to publish in the journal.

The magazine covers various issues in «rehabilitation medicine, sports medicine, therapeutic physical training, balneology and physiotherapy».

The main focus of the journal — scientific articles devoted to original researches and issues on medical rehabilitation of patients after diseases and injuries of the nervous system, musculoskeletal system, cardio-respiratory system, metabolic disorders and others at various stages of medical care, to new diagnostic methods.

The editors of the journal attach a great importance to the preparation of scientific papers by groups of authors at a high level, to authors’ literacy rate improving as well as their awareness of up-to-date information, availability of research results not only to colleagues in Russia, but also abroad.

Journal History

The journal was founded in 2002.

The Founders:

Federal State Institution «Russian Scientific Research Center of Rehabilitation Medicine and Balneology” of the Federal Agency for Health and Social Development" (Moscow) (now - FSBI National Medical Research Center of Rehabilitation and Balneology " of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation);

Association of Rehabilitation Medicine Specialists (ASVOMED)

Since 2006, the journal “Bulletin of Rehabilitation Medicine” is included in the List of Russian peer-reviewed scientific journals recommended for publication of principal scientific results of dissertations competing for scientific degrees of Candidate of Science and Doctor of Science. (the List of the Higher Attestation Commission).

The journal is registered by the Federal Service for Supervision of Compliance with Legislation in the Field of Mass Communications, Communications and Protection of Cultural Heritage, certificate of registration of mass Media PI No. 77-13601 dated 20.09.2002/


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Federal State Budgetary Institution "National Medical Research Center of Rehabilitation and Balneology" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.



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