Albert Popov uses the 'parapodium', a device which allows him to do rehab exercises, in the village of Lopcha. He has just seen a surgeon from the Matvei Mudrov medical train for the first time in 12 months. His closest specialised centre for his condition is two days travelling by train.
The Matvei Mudrov train is a medical train operated by Russian Railways along the course of the Baikal Amur Magistral (Baikal-Amur Mainline, or BAM) railway line. Named after a famous 19th...more »