- Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Academic Hospital for Pediatric Rheumatology of the University of Munich
About us Academic Hospital for Pediatric Rheumatology of the University of Munich
The Academic Hospital for Pediatric Rheumatology of the University of Munich is one of the largest medical institutions in Europe, specializing in providing assistance to children and adolescents with rheumatic pathology. With over 60 years of clinical experience, the hospital offers the highest quality of medical services, combined with the unique professionalism of doctors. As an Academic Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, the hospital has access to the very latest medical developments and treatment methods, which contributes to the optimal treatment of children. About 2,500 young patients are hospitalized annually. An outpatient clinic accepts about 900 patients a year. Since 2007, the hospital has been operating in accordance with the current DIN EN ISO 9001 standards.
It should be noted that the hospital follows its own comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment concept, which has won international recognition. This concept combines medical treatment, care, psychological and psychosocial aspects of therapy, teaching children at the in-house hospital school. One of the priorities in the therapy is the provision of individualized medical care. Doctors spend a lot of time consulting, talking with the child and his parents so that they clearly understand what kind of disease their child is facing and what treatment options are optimal for them.
The primary task of doctors is the treatment of children and adolescents with various rheumatic diseases. Also, the scope of tasks of the hospital’s specialists is the provision of pain therapy for chronic pain in children, to improve their well-being and improve the quality of life. Pain therapy can be provided both individually and in groups. During the therapy, all the necessary specialists are involved: therapists, psychologists, psychotherapists, ergotherapists, social educators, specially trained nursing staff.
About the city
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the largest and most fashionable resort of the Bavarian Alps, a member of the elite organization "The Best of the Alps", offering ample opportunities for an excellent ski holiday. Skiing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen has its own glorious history. During the first Winter Olympic Games in 1936, there were competitions in alpine skiing, and since then the town has attracted crowds of alpine skiers, snowboard, plain skiing and carver lovers every year.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a small cozy town with small houses in medieval style. This place is ideal for walking, lunch or dinner in Bavarian restaurants, as well as enjoying an unusual atmosphere and impressive nature. The main sights of the city are natural. From here one can safely go to the mountains (on a lift or on foot), to canyons, lakes, rivers and other places, and everywhere there are panoramic views and fascinating landscapes. Garmisch is also considered a climatic health resort.
Another frequent entertainment for holidaymakers in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are trips to the famous Bavarian castles. Not far from the resort are such famous castles as Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau and Linderhof.