MEDIAN Rehabilitation Clinic Berlin Kladow

location_on Berlin, Germany
7.6/10 from 3 Votes

Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation (25847)

Michael Quasbarth

Dr. med.

Michael Quasbarth

Specialized in: orthopedics, orthopedic rehabilitation

About the department

The Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation at the MEDIAN Rehabilitation Clinic Berlin Kladow offers rehabilitation for patients with diseases and injuries of the entire musculoskeletal system. The department applies advanced achievements in the field of medicine and many methods tested by experience and time, which helps achieve optimal results of rehabilitation, best possible mobility, ensure independence and return a person to their former professional and social life. The department is headed by Dr. Michael Quasbarth.

All rehabilitation goals are determined individually together with the patient. For example, it can be pain relief, improvement of joint mobility by strengthening muscles and coordination of movements, as well as restoration of activity, mobility and quality of life with the development of independence in everyday life, achieving adequate psychosocial competence, etc. Reintegration into working and professional life is especially important for patients of working age.

If necessary, patients are also provided with support for coping with psychological stress and social problems. In addition to inpatient rehabilitation, the department also offers the possibility of outpatient rehabilitation during the day.

The rehabilitation quality management program of the German Pension Insurance (DRV-Bund) ensures a constant service maintenance and improvement. In addition, the department was certified in accordance with IQMP Reha standards.

The department specializes in the rehabilitation of patients with the following diseases and surgical interventions:

  • Spine surgery (intervertebral disc surgery, incl. chemonucleolysis and condition after microsurgical procedures, spinal decompression, Delbet’s osteosynthesis in traumatic, degenerative and postinfectious spinal instability)
  • Operations on bones, tendons, ligaments and joints, including joint replacement surgery
  • Amputations
  • Polytrauma
  • Conditions after surgical and conservative treatment of fractures of the musculoskeletal system (incl. the spine)
  • Corset removal after extensive spine surgery
  • Operations for rheumatic diseases
  • Consequences of diseases for the musculoskeletal system (e.g., after poliomyelitis)
  • Congenital and acquired deformities of the musculoskeletal system
  • Conditions after conservative treatment of herniated intervertebral disc
  • Functional disorders of the musculoskeletal system
  • Degenerative diseases of the spine and joints
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriasis that affects joints
  • Inflammatory diseases of the spine and joints (e.g., Bekhterev's disease)
  • Malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system after radiation therapy and / or chemotherapy

The department offers a wide range of diagnostic services:

  • X-ray, incl. functional radiography of the whole skeleton
  • Electrophysiological diagnosis with EEG, EMG, ENG, EP
  • Ergometry unit,  psychometric diagnostics
  • Manual functional muscular diagnostics
  • Muscle and joint isokinetic diagnosis
  • Ergotherapeutic functional diagnostics
  • Computer-assisted diagnostics for the analysis of movements, posture and gait
  • Ultrasound diagnostics of the musculoskeletal system
  • Clinical Chemistry Laboratory with serological diagnosis for rheumatism, (external) liquor diagnostics
  • ECG, ultrasound of the upper abdominal cavity
  • CT, MRI, (external) Doppler sonography of the peripheral vessels

The department offers patients the following therapeutic possibilities:


  • Bobath therapy, Klein-Vogelbach therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Medical training therapy, including the device for isokinetic testing (Cybex)
  • Motor therapy
  • Spinal extension table
  • Feldenkrais method (motor practice)
  • Manual therapy by Cyriax
  • Kinesio-Tape
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
  • Brunckow’s therapy
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Elimination of contractures
  • Functional osteopathy
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Medical pool
  • Bicycle ergometer
  • Nordic Walking
  • Cryotherapy
  • Respiratory therapy, relaxation
  • Wheelchair training
  • Electromechanical walker (walking training): Terraintraining, treadmill
  • Sports therapy


  • Training for self-care, housekeeping and behavior at home and outside
  • Wheelchair training
  • Remedial gymnastics for spine
  • Training on the use of prostheses
  • Consultations on the performance of work directly at the workplace (workplace model: office work)
  • Help, adaptation, advice
  • Bobbat, Brügger, Klein-Vogelbach therapies
  • Performance evaluation (Canadian Occupational Performance Measure)
  • Therapy after amputation of the lower limb
  • Functional training for the upper limb
  • Treatment of fibromyalgia
  • Manual therapy, trigger point treatment
  • PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)
  • Sensorymotor training
  • Workplace therapy

Balneological treatment

  • Electrotherapy
  • Healing baths, hydrogalvanic baths
  • Thermal procedures
  • Classic massage and other massage types
  • Manual and instrumental lymphatic drainage
  • Ultrasound, including sonophoresis in combination with electrotherapy
  • Marnitz massage
  • Applied kinesiology
  • Magnetic field

Curriculum vitae

Beruflicher Werdegang:

  • 1980 - 1982 Ausbildung zum med.-tech. Assistenten (Fachrichtung Labor) beim Lette-Verein in Berlin,  Staatsexamen (02/1982)
  • 1982 Berufstätigkeit als MTLA im Zentrallabor des St. Gertrauden Krankenhauses in Berlin
  • 1985 - 1989 Berufstätigkeit als MTLA im Nachtdienst des St. Gertrauden Krankenhauses in Berlin (Notfallabor)
  • 1982 - 1984 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Niederlande)
  • 1984 - 1989 Studium der Humanmedizin an der FU Berlin, Staatsexamen (04/1989)
  • 1989 - 1991 Arzt im Praktikum
  • 1991 - 1998 Assistenzarzt in der MEDIAN Klinik Berlin, ab August 1995 zusätzlich mit Funktionsoberarzttätigkeit - Bereich Orthopädie –
  • 05/1993 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung Physikalische Therapie
  • 01/1995 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung Chirotherapie
  • 1998 Assistenzarzt im Krankenhaus Rheiderland, Innere Abteilung
  • 06/1998 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Physikalische und Rehabilitative Medizin
  • 1998 - 2000 Assistenzarzt in der MEDIAN Klinik Berlin, Orthopädische Abteilung
  • 2000 - 2005 Assistenzarzt im Immanuel Krankenhaus - Orthopädische Abteilung -
  • 01/2008 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung Physikalische Therapie und Balneologie
  • 09/2003 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Orthopädie
  • 12/2004 Erlangung der Zusatzbezeichnung Sozialmedizin
  • seit 2005 zunächst Oberarzt, dann Chefarzt der MEDIAN Klinik Berlin-Kladow

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