Dr. med. Michael Wachowsky
Address: Rummelsberg 71, 90592 Schwarzenbruck, Schwarzenbruck, Bavaria, Germany
About the Doctor
Dr. Michael Wachowsky is the Head of the Department of Pediatric, Adolescent and Neuro Orthopedics - one of the oldest and most traditional departments in Germany. In interdisciplinary cooperation with neurology, therapists and orthopedic and rehabilitation technology, a comprehensive range of therapy and treatment can be offered: CT-guided thermocoagulation of osteoid osteoma, in-house orthopedic workshop and shoe technology, conservative and surgical treatment of patients with infantile cerebral palsy, including botulinum toxin therapy, interdisciplinary center for the treatment of people with multiple disabilities.
In the course of his medical career, Dr. Wachowsky has gained decades of experience in pediatric orthopedics and is considered a renowned specialist in Germany in the treatment of children and adolescents with congenital or acquired diseases of the musculoskeletal system, as well as people of all ages with orthopedic problems related to nerve and muscle disorders. In addition to state-of-the-art equipment and procedures such as computer-assisted 3D motion analysis, new motion therapy and orthopedic technology options, and minimally invasive and load-stabilized surgical techniques, Sana Krankenhaus Rummelsberg offers in-house orthopedic workshops and a clinical gait analysis laboratory. Dr. Wachowsky is not only interested in a gentle and sustainable treatment of the child, but also involving the family within the process.
- Hip dysplasia and hip dislocation in children
- Clubfoot, pes planovalgus, and other foot deformities
- Hip joint diseases e.g. Morbus Perthes and epiphyseal separation
- Muscle shortening, foot- and hand deformities
- Cerebral pareses, muscle diseases, arthrogryposis
- Since 2018: Head of Department, Department of Pediatric-, Adolescent- and Neuro-Orthopedics at Sana Hospital Rummelsberg
- Further professional training in Chirotherapy, Orthopedic Rheumatology, Physical Therapy & Balneology
- Focus TOP Physician - Pediatric Orthopedics (since 2020)
- Arthrogryposis Treatment
- Cerebral Palsy Treatment
- Clubfoot Treatment
- Congenital Hip Dislocation Treatment
- Deformity Correction
- Herniated Disc Treatment
- Hip Dysplasia
- Knock Knees Treatment
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Neuromuscular Disorders
- Orthopedics Consultation
- Pediatric Orthopedics
- Perthes Disease
- Pes Planovalgus
- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Blogs and Articles
Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in children. It affects the way a child moves, walks (abnormal gait), and performs their daily activities. In Germany, the incidence of Cerebral Palsy is estimated at 1 in every 500 children.
Cerebral palsy) is the most common motor disability seen in children. In the US, it affects around 1 in every 345 children as per reports by the CDC. Globally, the incidence ranges from 1.5 to as high as 4 per 1000 live births. In Germany, it is estimated that out of around 700,000 children born every year, 1400 of them have infantile cerebral palsy/spasticity i.e., an incidence of 1 in every 500 children.