Specialists of the Federal State Public Institution “National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov” of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation visited the 12th International Congress on physical and rehabilitation medicine ISPRM2018, held in Paris (France) from 8 to 12 July. This year the congress was especially numerous, gathered more than 4000 participants from all over the world. The most interesting scientific directions became: the application of virtual reality in neurorehabilitation to restore both motor, and cognitive functions; various types of non-invasive stimulation nervous system; diagnostics and restoration of swallowing and speech function; hardware methods of restoring motor function. Doctors of the Federal State Public Institution “National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov” of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation presented at the congress the only reports from Russia devoted to telerehabilitation, paired associated stimulation in patients with spinal trauma, their effective robotic rehabilitation in exoskeleton and psychological recovery after injury. Within the framework of the congress the exhibition of modern achievements in the field of rehabilitation took place — a huge number of software and hardware complexes for the restoration of impaired motor functions, solutions for telerehabilitation and virtual reality, orthopedic technical means were presented. The next congress which, will be held in 2019 in Japan, was announced, it promises to be very informative and interesting, especially in terms of technology. As a result of attending the conference, it is possible to say unambiguously that all new and developing trends presented at the congress are put into practice in the Federal State Public Institution “National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov” of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, and studies on their effectiveness are continuing.