MEDICAL AIR-LIFT BETWEEN THE UK AND SPAIN

THE MEDICAL AIR-LIFT BETWEEN COUNTRIES 

Are you suffering from hip complaints or knee complaints and are you looking for help, such as a medical surgery in combination with an intensive personal rehabilitation program? Then use our professional medical air-lift to Spain.

Hospital Clínica Benidorm (HCB). The aftercare and rehabilitation are taking place in the Dutch rehabilitation clinic MEDIFITREHA, an integral part of the Hospital Clínica Benidorm (HCB).

  • no waiting lists
  • Selection of international top specialists and to therapists
  • Modern surgery technology and rehabilitation apparatus

The Hospital Clínica Benidorm (HCB) is an ultra-modern international hospital at the Costa Blanca in Spain. Equiped with the most moder technology in diagnostics and treatment. This provides you with a prime hospital when we talk about investments in technology and knowledge is.

Because of the covenant between the Dutch insurance companies VGZ, UNIVÉ and IZA with Hospital Clínica Benidorm and Rehabilitation Clinic MedifitReha it is now possible for patients to have surgery in Spain in combination with a three weeks-stay for an intensive rehabilitation program. During the rehabilitation the patient will stay 7 days a week in a care-hotel with full-pension and a free car rental. The costs of the surgery, rehabilitation and the stay are fully compensated. However, we ask a small contribution of €35, – per day for your spouse/partner or assistant.

It goes without saying that your trip to Spain and your stay in the hospital in Benidorm will be taken care of. We also take care of the administrative paperwork. So, you don’t have to worry about anything else than your health, which is why you came to us in the first place. Our team of top professionals is ready for you and offers assistance and support in your own language.

REHABILITATION CONCEPT  

The rehabilitation and post-operative care are done by The Dutch rehabilitation clinic MedifitReha, an integral part of the Hospital Clínica Benidorm (HCB). MedifitReha is the most advanced rehabilitation clinic at the Costa Blanca, equipped with the newest apparatus and devices and an experienced team of top therapists.

The science of rehabilitation in MedifitReha is directed to people suffering from affections to postures and range of movements. We are specialised in rehabilitation of the hip and knee joints after a prothesis surgery.

In close cooperation with your specialist we compose a treatment program to stimulate your cure in a safe and professional way. We provide you with an extensive medical check-up at the start of your rehabilitation where we establish your starting situation (your physical strength and present challenges). Then we confer with the orthopaedist to see what the best possible treatment is for you, adapted to your physical situation at that moment.

The therapy/rehabilitation protocol is written according to the newest insights and synchronizes with the Dutch guidelines. You will participate daily in a rehabilitation program consisting of a combination of therapies with the aim to fight inflammation, swelling and pain. Most important parts are the early mobilisation of the joint and the improvement of the muscle strength.

You will also receive practical exercise therapy in our rehabilitation gym to improve your general physical condition and mobility. Furthermore, we help you to learn to walk with and/or without crutches.

WHY IS THE REHABILIATION CONCEPT OF MEDIFITREHA SO SPECIAL?

  • Rehabilitation is our main theme, we define this as intensive professional care with personal attention.
  • We are the only Dutch rehabilitation clinic at the Costa Blanca.
  • Intensive rehabilitation to get well in no time.
  • Close cooperation between therapists and specialists.

Our Hip/Knee rehabilitation concept is developed for people who wish to get fit again as soon as possible under Dutch professional care. All of this in a beautiful environment and a good climate, stimulating the desire to be healthy, happy and in good shape.

After your rehabilitation you can return to us for an evaluation consult with the orthopaedist who performed surgery on you. You can also consult with a Dutch GP or with one of the many specialists who have their surgery in our premises (they also have a surgery in the Hospital Clínica Benidorm). We offer you everything under one roof like: physiotherapy and rehabilitation, post-surgical check-ups, wound-care, radiology, echography and so on.