Lassnitzhoehe Clinic Graz

location_on Graz, Austria
9.2/10 from 6 Votes

Department of Neurological Rehabilitation (26451)

Eduard Macheiner

Dr. med.

Eduard Macheiner

Specialized in: neurological rehabilitation

About the department

The Department of Neurological Rehabilitation at the Lassnitzhoehe Clinic Graz offers the full range of services in the area of its specialization. It treats patients with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system that cause dysfunctions such as paralysis, impaired sensation, speech, vision and swallowing. In most cases, a team of neurological rehabilitation specialists treats patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, lesions of the peripheral nerves, etc. The average duration of the rehabilitation program is 4 weeks, but if necessary, the longer courses can be provided. The Chief Physician of the department is Dr. med. Eduard Macheiner.

The therapeutic options of the department include:

  • Physical therapy
    • Bobath therapy
    • Kinesiology taping
    • Myofascial treatments
    • Nerve mobilization (NOI)
    • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
    • Feldenkrais method
    • Maitland concept
    • Kaltenborn-Evjenth therapy
    • Cyriax method
    • Water therapy (for example, swimming in the pool)
    • Massotherapy
    • Thermotherapy
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Balneotherapy (whirlpool, chamber, therapeutic baths)
    • Electrotherapy
    • Acupuncture
    • Connective tissue massage
    • Craniosacral therapy
    • Reflexology foot massage
    • Lymphatic drainage
    • Ortho-bionomy
  • Ergotherapy
    • Training to improve sensorimotor skills (restoration of motility, coordination, sensitivity, balance, endurance, muscle strength)
    • Neurodynamic treatment
    • Myofascial integration
    • Neuropsychological care (in case of visual neglect, apraxia, spatial and constructive disorders) and training to restore cognitive functions (concentration, memory, attention)
    • Selection of aids and training in their use
    • Pain therapy
    • Training to restore self-care skills (personal hygiene, eating, etc.)
  • Remedial gymnastics
    • Bicycle ergometer training
    • Treadmill training
    • Galileo training
    • Motomed training
    • Training in the pool (in the form of gymnastics and games)
    • Nordic walking
  • Clinical psychology
    • Training in relaxation techniques, Biofeedback therapy
    • Smoking cessation
    • Treatment of pain syndromes, fears and depression
    • Support to overcome the disease and integrate into everyday life
    • Stress management
  • Neuropsychological care
    • Training to improve cognitive functions (attention and concentration, memory, spatial and visual perception)
    • Training to correct the psychological aspects of movement
    • Therapy for visual impairment
      • Training to improve visual fields in case of hemianopsia and other functional disorders
      • Training to improve vision in case of impaired spatial visual perception (assessment of distance and size)
      • Visual rehabilitation therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
    • Elimination of swallowing disorders
    • Treatment of paralysis of the central and peripheral nerves (for example, opioid therapy, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)
    • Correction of speech and communication disorders
  • Diet therapy (in particular, consultations for patients with diabetes mellitus, lipid metabolism disorders, overweight/obesity, inflammatory processes in the gastrointestinal tract, kidney diseases, celiac enteropathy, intolerance to lactose, fructose, histamine, etc.)
  • Other treatments

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