Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic Godeshöhe Bonn
Department of Neurological Rehabilitation (413105)
Specialized in: neurological rehabilitation
About the Department of Neurological Rehabilitation at Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic Godeshöhe Bonn
The Department of Neurological Rehabilitation of the Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic Godeshöhe offers patients a full range of medical services. The department is headed by Dr. med. Bettina Otto. The department is well known for its experience in the neurological rehabilitation area since 1979 and it cooperates with other specialized medical institutions for quick and comprehensive medical examination of the patient. The diagnostics which goes beyond the specialization of the clinic can be organized here as soon as possible.
The general interdisciplinary stroke unit is connected to the intensive care unit. Patients receive a treatment according to the highest standards with the participation of neuropathologists and internists.
The purpose of rehabilitation at Clinic Godeshöhe is to return the patients to his everyday life making it more independent, determined by themselves, and more qualitative. The professional team consisting of doctors from various medical spheres, such as psychologists, speech therapists, ergophysiotherapists, and others, helps patients to achieve the best possible results. The range of rehabilitation and support facilities is great, for example assistance for handicapped persons who are in critical condition with the purpose of restoring communicational abilities. In order to return to everyday life, the provided therapy helps to restore the ability to re-cope with implementation of everyday duties. This therapy also provides some common for working place situations which help to restore the patients in their professional lives.
Rehabilitation is carried out in the following areas:
- Central nervous system diseases.
- The consequences of strokes and heart attacks.
- Traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.
- The consequences of brain tumors treatment.
- The consequences of the central nervous system inflammatory diseases.
- Polyneuropathy, multiple sclerosis.
- Degenerative diseases like Parkinson's disease.
- And others.
Types of rehabilitation used in the department:
- Individual and group motor-functional therapy.
- Power therapy.
- Sensitivity and fine motor training.
- Graphomotorics and writing skills training.
- Computer method of hand and arm training.
- Functional electrostimulation.
- "Treadmill" for recovery and walking training.
- Aqua therapy, swimming pool.
- Strength, balance and coordination training.
- Indoor and outdoor walking training.
- Group therapy.
- Individual selection of necessary aids, incl. wheelchairs, prostheses, orthoses (joint fixators), stair climbing devices, etc., and daily training with them.
- Ergometer training.
- Logopedic, speech and swallowing therapy.
- Instrumental diagnostics in the case of speech disorders.
- Videolaryngoscopy in the case of swallowing disorders (with the participation of a clinic therapist).
- Individual logopedic therapy in full accordance with the current phase of rehabilitation.
- Communicative training.
- Group therapy in the case of aphasia, acalculia and dysarthria.
- Relatives consultation.
- Logopedic and speech training with the help of computer.
- The training program in the case of non-phasic central speech disorders.
- Special training program in the case of dysarthria for those patients who suffer from Parkinson's disease.
- Treatment with the method of biological feedback in dysarthria, speech apraxia and dysphagia.
- Individual treatment.
- Rhythmic auditory stimulation.
- Cognitive group.
- «Emotional group».
- Singing treatment.
- Seriously ill patients group.
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Curriculum vitae of Dr. med. Bettina Otto
Dr. med. Bettina Otto has been heading the Department of Neurological Rehabilitation at the Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic Godeshöhe Bonn since May 2020. Prior to this, the doctor held a position at a large rehabilitation center in Cologne. The doctor graduated from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, where she defended her thesis. This was followed by many years of clinical practice in the fields of emergency care and intensive care in neurology and work in the field of early neurological rehabilitation at several rehabilitation centers.
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