NORTH LUZON CHAPTER



Meeting of Great Minds

Mildred Wansi-Guimpayan, MD

Last September 29, 2018, the members of the PARM North Luzon and PARM South Luzon Chapters participated in a joint activity entitled “PARM NORTH and SOUTH – Meeting of Great Minds” at the Aureo Resort, San Fernando, La Union. A lecture on TECAR Therapy was given by Mr. Valentin Dones III, followed by a discussion on the Super Inductive System by Dr. Svetlana Maris Aycardo. Likewise, a lecture on Piezo Wave 2/PiezoElectric ESWT was given by Mr. Richard Wong while Dr. Romil Martinez shared his expertise and insights on the use of Cerebrolysin.

the use of Cerebrolysin. During the business meeting, the election for the new set of officers was held. Elected were the following: Dr. Jeffrey Montes (President), Dr. Jolyn Ruth Ambasing (Vice President), Dr. Vincent Roa (Secretary) and Dr. Andrew Bautista (Treasurer). The activity was culminated by a round table discussion by Dr. Michael Joseph Magabo. Dr. Svetlana Maris Aycardo, Dr. Romil Martinez and Dr. Michael Magabo gave lectures during the PARM North Luzon and PARM South Luzon Chapters joint activity

The Neurologists, Physiatrists and the Gastroenterologists of Northern Luzon joined forces for the “Brain Gut Connection: A Neuro Rehab and Gastro Collaboration” last November 24, 2018 at the Forest Lodge Hotel, Baguio City. The neural control of the gastrointestinal tract was discussed by Dr. Elton Ong followed by Dr. Allyn Rey Lomboy who lectured on the disorders in brain gut. Our very own, Dr. Sharon Ignacio talked about dysphagia and its rehabilitation management. The dinner symposium tackled Esomeprazole in the management of acid related disorder and was facilitated by Dr. Maria Blanca Otayza – Kua.