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Christoph Herrmann
Office: Nadja Gihr

About Dr. Christoph Herrmann

Specialist in neurology and psychiatry, social medicine, rehabilitation, traffic medicine
Main activities:
Neurorehabilitation of somatic, neuropsychological, and functional disorders in neurovascular diseases (stroke), neuroimmunological diseases (for example, multiple sclerosis, polyneuritis), traumatic diseases (head and brain injuries), neurooncological diseases (brain tumors), and neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s disease)
Neurorehabilitation for pain syndromes, spastic movement disorders (including botulinum neurotoxin), vestibular disorders (central and peripheral vertigo), central visual impairment and aphasia, clinical neurophysiology.
Research areas:
Movement disorders due to spasticity (botulinum neurotoxin), pain syndromes due to neurological diseases (for example, pain in the shoulder after a stroke)
Activities and membership in professional associations:
German Society for Neurological Rehabilitation (DGNR), German Society for Neurology (DGN), Working Group on Botulinum Toxin, German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN).
Högg S, Holzgraefe M, Drüge C, Hauschild F, Herrmann C, Obermann M, Mehrholz J. High-intensity arm resistance training does not lead to better outcomes than low-intensity resistance training in patients after subacute stroke: A randomized controlled trial. J Rehabil Med. 2020;52(6).
Wissel J, Ganapathy V, Ward AB, Borg J, Ertzgaard P, Herrmann C, Haggstrom A, Sakel M, Ma J, Dimitrova R, Fulford-Smith A, Gillard P, Onabotulinumtoxin A Improves Pain in Patients With Post-Stroke Spasticity: Findings From a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial, J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016; 52:17-26.
Ward AB, Wissel J, Borg J, Ertzgaard P, Herrmann C, Kulkarni J, Lindgren K, Reuter I, Sakel M, Stäterö P, Sharma S, Wein T, Wright N; BEST Study Group. Functional goal achievement in  post-stroke spasticity patients: the Botox Economic Spasticity Trial (BEST). J Rehabil Med 2014; 46(6): 504-513.
Schramm A, Ndayisaba JP, auf dem Brinke M, Hecht M, Herrmann C, Huber M, Lobsien E, Mehnert S, Reuter I, Stenner A, van der Ven C, Winterholler M, Kupsch A, Wissel J, Spasticity treatment with onabotulinumtoxin A – data from a prospective German real-life patient registry. J Neural Transm 2014; 121 (5): 521-30.
Hesse S, Herrmann C, Bardeleben A, Holzgraefe M, Werner C, Wingendorf I, Kirker SG, A new orthosis for subluxed, flaccid shoulder after stroke facilitates gait symmetry: A preliminary study. J Rehabili Med 2013; 45(7): 623-9.
Borg J, Ward AB, Wissel J, Kulkarni J, Sakel M, Ertzgaard P, Åkerlund P, Reuter I, Herrmann C, Satkunam L, Wein T, Girod I, Wright N; BEST Study Group. Rationale and design of a multicentre, double-blind, prospective, randomized, European and Canadian study: evaluating patient outcomes and costs of managing adults with post-stroke focal spasticity. J Rehabil Med 2011; 43(1): 15-22.
Wissel J, auf dem Brinke M, Hecht M, Herrmann C, Huber M, Mehnert S, Reuter I, Schramm A, Stenner A, van der Ven C, Winterholler M, Kupsch A, Botulinum-Neurotoxin in der Behandlung der Spastizität im Erwachsenenalter. Ein interdisziplinärer deutscher 10-Punkte-Konsensus 2010. Nervenarzt 2011 Apr;82(4): 481-95.
Conrad A, Herrmann C, Schmerzhafte Schulter nach Schlaganfall. S2e-Leitlinien der DGNR zur motorischen Rehabilitation nach Schlaganfall. Teil 1: Obere Extremität. Neurol Rehabil 2009; 15 (2): 107-138.
Herrmann C, Sport nach Schlaganfall – Bedeutung neuropsychologischer Störungen. In: Sport nach Schlaganfall, Stiftung Deutsche Schlaganfall-Hilfe (Hrsg.). Verlag SPORT&BUCH Strauß, Köln, 2005.
Herrmann C, Wingendorf I, Protopapas M, Holzgraefe M., Management of Painful shoulder in stroke – strapping: a new therapeutic approach. Abstracts 2nd World Congress in Neurological Rehabilitation, Toronto, Canada, 4/1999 (Poster). Neurorehab. Neur. Repair 13: 36.