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Marcela Safarova DPT, Ph.D.

Ms. Safarova graduated from Charles University Dept of Physical Therapy and specializes in rehabilitation of locomotor system dysfunction. She works as a physiotherapist of the Rehabilitation Department at the University Hospital Motol in Prague. 

Ms. Safarova is a certified Vojta therapist and she is going to be the certified assistant for Vojta´s method teaching. She has trained and worked with Professor Kolar and Dr. Kobesova at the rehabilitation department for several years, where she treats both adults and children. Recently she is focusing more on the pediatric clients and specializes on the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. She regularly instructs both medical and physiotherapy students at the hospital. Fluent in English, Ms. Safarova has worked as an assistant skills instructor for several Professor Kolar's courses for international clinical groups who came to study in Prague, in addition to lecturing on his methods in Denmark, Sweden, Austria, China, Taiwan, Japan, Israel, Jordan, Australia and USA. In addition to reflex locomotion methods, she is a certified teacher of Professor Karel Lewit’s techniques, just finished the second level of Stecco FM course in 2018. She is graduated from Charles University Prague June 2009; PhD thesis: Musculoskeletal System Dysfunction in Patients in Long-Term Remission of Wilms Nephroblastoma.

She resides close to Prague with her family.


  • ŠAFÁŘOVÁ, M., KOBESOVÁ, A., KOLÁŘ,P.: Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization and the role of nervous system control in the pathogenesis of musculoskeletal disorders. In Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine.  Oxford University Press, 2015, 978-0-19-967410-7.
  • KOBESOVÁ, A., ŠAFÁŘOVÁ, M., KOLÁŘ,P.: Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization; Exercise in the developmental positions to achieve spinal stability and functional joint centration. In Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine.  Oxford University Press, 2015, 978-0-19-967410-7.
  • SLABÝ, K.; MALIŠ, J.; RADVANSKÁ, J.; ŠULC, J.; ŠAFÁŘOVÁ, M.; RADVANSKÝ, J.: Prevalence of functional impairments preventable by lifestyle modification in long -term survivors of Wilm´s tumor, preliminary results. In 2nd International Tuebingen-Symposium on Pediatric Solid Tumors. Tuebingen, Germany: 2007. 
  • RADVANSKÝ, J.; RADVANSKÁ, J.; SLABÝ, K.; ŠULC, J.; ŠAFÁŘOVÁ, M.: Late effects od Wilm´s tumor treatment: can appropriate life style minimize consequences ? In European Symposium on Late Complications after Childhood Cancer. Lund, Sweeden: 2007. 
  • KOBESOVA, A.; MORRIS, C. E.; LEWIT, K.; SAFAROVA, M.: Twenty- -old pathogenic "active" postsurgical scar: a case study of a patient with persistent right lower quadrant pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2007, vol. 30, no. 3, s. 234-23.

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