A prosthetic specialist from Denmark came to Lviv to help patients and doctors

June 18, 2022 by No Comments

Rasmus Sylvest Mortensen, one of the best prosthetic specialists from Denmark, came to Lviv to help Ukrainian patients and doctors of the First Medical Association of Lviv. These were lectures on the peculiarities of prosthetics, examinations of patients, during which Lviv specialists were already performing measurements. Particular attention was paid to the physical rehabilitation of those who lost their limbs due to the military actions of the Russian aggressors. It is planned to switch to prosthetics in the near future.

“Prosthetic Ukrainians in Ukraine. That is our goal. And we are already moving in this direction, consulting with the best prosthetic specialists. One of our partners is the Danish company Sahva. It is the largest company in the Scandinavian market, which manufactures prostheses and orthoses. They work with both adults and children, “the First Medical Association of Lviv said on June 16.

By the way, on June 10 in Lviv at the Donors’ Forum, the Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko presented the project of the National Rehabilitation Center “Unbreakable”. It will help people who have physically and mentally suffered as a result of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. A separate area provides for surgery, including reconstructive, as well as orthopedics and prosthetic prosthetics. The National Center is planned to be built with the support of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine, Lviv OVA and Lviv City Council.


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