Rehabilitation Clinic Kuppelsmuhle Bad Orb
Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation (654425)
Specialized in: orthopedic rehabilitation
About the Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation at Rehabilitation Clinic Kuppelsmuhle Bad Orb
The Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Clinic Küppelsmühle Bad Orb offers the full range of rehabilitation services for patients after diseases, injuries and surgical interventions on the musculoskeletal system. The rehabilitation programs can be provided on an inpatient, day patient and outpatient basis. The main goal of all the therapeutic measures is to restore lost motor functions and provide the patient with maximum freedom of movements without restrictions. The department has all the capabilities for the provision of rehabilitation services of the highest quality – advanced methods of rehabilitation medicine, a highly professional medical personnel, a cozy atmosphere of treatment rooms and comfortable wards. The department's medical team works for the benefit of patients, providing them with an individual approach, psychological support and effective rehabilitation according to modern international standards. The department is headed by Dr. med. Thomas Paraschou.
Thanks to the use of advanced technologies, orthopedic diseases are diagnosed with the highest accuracy, which helps to select exactly those rehabilitation methods, which will be the most effective in a particular clinical case. In most cases, it is enough to carry out a skeletal X-ray, ultrasound scanning of various structures of the musculoskeletal system, osteodensitometry and various laboratory tests. With the reliable diagnostic data, the specialists assess the patient's health and begin to work at the development of an individual rehabilitation program, taking into account the characteristics of the disease, the severity of injury and other factors.
When starting the rehabilitation of the patient with orthopedic disease or that one who had musculoskeletal surgery, the department's doctors have three key goals – getting rid of pain syndrome, normalization of muscle functions, as well as restoration of motor function and normal walking. The basis of any rehabilitation program are physiotherapy, exercise therapy, massage, ergotherapy and hydrotherapy. The rehabilitation activities can be provided both individually and in groups. The patient is under the constant supervision of experienced doctors, who monitor the progress of treatment, and if necessary, increase or decrease the intensity of training.
During rehabilitation, it is important not only to correctly elaborate a treatment regimen, but also to surround the patient with care, show understanding and concern. The rehabilitation therapists welcome the involvement of relatives and close people in the therapeutic process. The qualified psychologists also take part in the rehabilitation. Their work helps the patient to accept the pathology and improve the motivation for recovery. In addition, the department has created excellent conditions for spending leisure time, since positive emotions and good mood motivate the patient. In their free time, the patients can swim, walk around the clinic, enjoying the beautiful nature and fresh mountain air, play table tennis, do handicrafts in a special workshop, etc.
The indications for orthopedic rehabilitation in the department are the following diseases and conditions after surgical treatment:
- Degenerative diseases of the joints and spine
- Chronic musculoskeletal pains (for example, pain in the back and spine)
- Osteoporosis (including prevention of disease)
- Intervertebral hernias and spinal fractures
- Congenital and acquired developmental musculoskeletal disorders
- Conditions after hip, knee, shoulder and ankle replacement surgery
- Conditions after surgery for injuries caused by accidents, including limb amputation
- Conditions after reconstructive and corrective surgery on the musculoskeletal system
- Conditions after surgery for diseases and deformities of the spine – spinal fusion, vertebral displacement, osteoporotic spinal fractures
- Other clinical indications
The department's range of diagnostic and therapeutic services includes:
- Skeletal X-ray
- Musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning
- Laboratory tests
- Therapeutic exercises
- Ergometer trainings
- Treadmill training
- Training on special gait simulators
- Training to strengthen the muscles of the back and spine
- Kinesiology taping
- Breathing exercises
- Transcutaneous electroneurostimulation
- Classic massage
- Lymphatic drainage
- Foot reflex massage
- Mud wraps
- Medical training therapy, including Nordic walking
- Psychological care (individual consultations and group therapy)
- Diet therapy
- Other diagnostic and therapeutic options
Photo of the doctor: (c) Reha-Kliniken Küppelsmühle Bad Orb
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