REHABILITATION - PHYSIOTHERAPY

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Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine is the medical specialism concerned with diagnosing, assessing, preventing and treating disability aimed at facilitating, maintaining or returning as much functional capacity and independence as possible. The area of action encompasses patients with disorders relating to the locomotor system, neurological, childre and development, vascular and lymphatic system disorders, cardiorespiratory, pelvic floor and communication issues, etc. 

The fundamental objective of Asunción Klinika’s Rehabilitation Service is to offer a health resource dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, assessing and treating possible deficits or alterations of the locomotor system, nervous and respiratory system that may be detected both in inpatients in any of the units of this hospital, as well as outpatients who are susceptible to improving through our action.

The service is made up of a rehabilitation physician and a Functional Physiotherapy Unit which includes two coordinators and a team of more than twenty physiotherapists who have five comprehensive rehabilitation gymnasiums available for them to use.  Asunción Klinika’s Rehabilitation service also has a home care area. 

FUNCTIONAL PHYSIOTHERAPY UNIT

The Functional Physiotherapy Unit enables the streamlining of the service to the patient, empowering the figure of the physiotherapist who can deal with those processes they are able to take on without the prior intervention of the Rehabilitation specialist. 

 

The Unit follows the current trends that are already being implemented in Osakidetza, where the physiotherapists take on more of a leading role in the patient's care treatment. It hinges on the figure of the coordinators, who welcome the patient, once they are referred by the specialist or Primary Care, and they take care of the prescriptions, treatment and the final report which is sent to the prescribing physician. All of this, of course, occurs under the supervision of the Rehabilitation physician. 

 

PERSONAL FACULTATIVO

 

SERVICES

  • Consultations

  • Inter-hospital consultations

  • Care in the Medium Stay Unit

  • General rehabilitation

    • Orthopaedics

    • Rheumatology

    • Geriatric patient

  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

  • Lymphedema rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation of Retractile scars

FUNCTIONAL PHYSIOTHERAPY UNIT

The Functional Physiotherapy Unit makes it possible to speed up the service to the patient, empowering the figure of the physiotherapist who can attend, without the prior intermediation of the Rehabilitation specialist, those processes that he can assume.

The Unit follows current trends that are already being implemented in Osakidetza, in which physiotherapists are given more prominence in the care treatment of patients. It pivots on the figure of the coordinators, who are the ones who receive the patient - once he is referred by the specialist or Primary Care - and carry out the prescription, treatment and the final report that is sent to the prescribing doctor. All this, of course, always under the supervision of the Rehabilitation doctor.

ASSISTANCE PORTFOLIO

  • Queries

  • Hospital consultations

  • Attention to the Medium Stay Unit

  • General rehabilitation

    • Trauma

    • Rheumatology

    • Geriatric patient

  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation

  • Respiratory rehabilitation

  • Lymphedema rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation of the retractable scar

  • Back School

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BACK

 

The Back School aims for those who finish a rehabilitation treatment to acquire greater body awareness and postural hygiene habits that allow them to maintain or improve the state of well-being achieved after overcoming the acute phase of their back pain. The objective is for the patient to understand what is the origin of their problems, what postures or exercises can help them improve their condition and to gain greater awareness of the importance of prevention and self-care to avoid a relapse.

For this, our team of physiotherapists has developed a complete functional training program, lasting two months , which combines theoretical sessions with toning, stretching and balance exercises. Classes, two a week, take place in the gyms of the Belate and Andoain outpatient centers, under the supervision of specialized physiotherapists trained in these types of activities.

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The Back School is aimed at any rehabilitation patient, regardless of age, although it will be the coordinators of the Functional Physiotherapy Unit or the rehabilitation doctors who must assess the suitability of the patient to enter the program. At the moment, it is working with greater intensity in people who suffer from lower back discomfort.

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