Collaboration tightens with the Russian sports society 

In the beginning of October our specialists – Lasse Lempainen and Marko Yrjövuori took part in the second annual conference on sports medicine and rehabilitation with international participation: «Muscle and tendon injuries. Modern approaches to treatment and prevention» as the speakers which was held in Moscow on the Spartak Stadium. Conference was organized by the «Game without injuries» project with the VTB United League, Russian Basketball Federation, Figure skating Russian Federation, Russian Rugby Federation support. Among the speakers were leading Spanish, Italian, Finnish, Polish, German and Russian specialists in the field of sports medicine and rehabilitation. The aim of the conference was to provide the participants – sports doctors, physical coaches, heads of medical club services, rehab specialists with current innovative approach to the treatment and prevention of muscle and tendon injuries.

In addition to this Dr. Lempainen familiarised himself with the Dynamo Moscow’s football club’s medical team, footballers and facilities. And gave lectures on muscle and tendon injuries and how to prevent them.

“I have to thank Dynamo’s head physician, Alexander Yardoshvili, for the invitation. I was very interested to see the conditions in which the football club operates, and was delighted to note that everything was first-rate: the gym, the pool, the medical facilities, the fine football fields. I am happy to start this collaboration with Dynamo’s medical management,” Lempainen says.

“Dr Lempainen is a world-class surgeon: a true star and absolutely one of the top experts on muscle and tendon injuries in Europe. His experience and the fact that he has worked for years with clubs such as FC Barcelona clearly demonstrate he is worthy of our trust. It is wonderful to have his support for the Dynamo medical team,” writes Yardoshvili in a press release.

Sports Hospital receives new customers from around the world

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