Neurological Rehabilitation

NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER REHABILITATION

Neurological Rehabilitation, is aimed at being able to function as independently as possible in your own environment. We’ll take a look at your strengths in your circumstances. We get the most out of any situation. Sometimes it’s less than you hope, but often it’s more than you expect.

Medifit rehabilitation centre can help you to rehabilitate after a central or peripheral neurological disorder such as CVA (cerebral haemorrhage, cerebral infarction, stroke), Acquired brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), or MS (multiple sclerosis).

Rehabilitation after a Acquired Brain injury, CVA, cerebral haemorrhage or stroke

CVA is the medical term for a stroke. Literally, the ‘cerebral vascular accident’ means an accident in the blood vessels of the brain. Acquired brain injury is defined as damage to the brain caused by Traumatic Brain Injury or Non-Traumatic Brain Injury later in life. A cerebral infarction causes damage to brain tissue by closing a blood vessel (85%) or by a bleed (15%).

After a CVA you lose some of your independence. You will need to relearn skills such as finding your balance, coordination, muscle strength, standing and walking. You should also train your Daily Life Activities, memory and concentration.

Intensive rehabilitation after CVA or Acquired Brain Injury

Are you still unable to go home after you have been hospitalised? Is it recommended that you receive intensive therapy? Then we can help you at our Medifit Reha rehabilitation centre. We take care of your personal rehabilitation according to the latest insights.

Our treatment programmes are tailored to your needs. We follow the strictest international standards and guidelines of rehabilitation medicine. However, we can offer you more rehabilitation hours than would be the case in your home country, due to lower housing and labour costs.

We ensure that your rehabilitation is carried out in the best possible way, with the necessary care and therapy and moreover, in a pleasant atmosphere. After the rehabilitation period, 80% of our patients is able to live independently again.

  • Intensive and advanced rehabilitation programmes for stroke survivors.
  • Each treatment is personal and has an individualised programme.
  • Your questions and goals will be taken into account as much as possible.
  • We involve partners and possibly other people close to you.
  • This treatment will help you to resume your old life as soon as possible.
Read more about CVA Treatment plan
Read more about Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Parkinson’s disease, MS, ALS and myopathy Rehabilitation

In conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, MS (multiple sclerosis), ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and myopathy, motor functions slowly deteriorate. The medical treatment tries to slow down the evolution of the disease as much as possible. The rehabilitation is aimed at maintaining the highest possible quality of life by activating the existing physical possibilities, preventing falls and joint deformation and muscle shortening. We try to manage pain control and help adapting the living environment to the motor limitations by offering adequate tools to function independently for as long as possible. The treatment programme of the therapist team is set up in close consultation with our neurologist, neuropsychologist, neurosurgeon, orthopaedist and rehabilitation doctor.

Read more about PARKINSON
Read more about MS
Read more about ALS
Read more about MYOPATHY

Rehabilitation after peripheral nervous system disorders

The damage to the peripheral nerves manifests itself in, among other things, sensory disorders, loss of strength, paralysis and walking disorders. Of course, this will limit your independence. After diagnosis and referral by your treating physician, the rehabilitation physician will propose an appropriate multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme with, for example, physiotherapy, Electro acupuncture/neuro-modulation therapy, exercise therapy and occupational therapy. The orthopaedic technician will provide you with any aids you may need.

 

Experience Medifit

March 9th, 2018|0 Comments

On June 7, 2017, my life changed completely. I was struck by a stroke of the brain in my brain stem. After 12 days of hospital I went to rehabilitation in a rehabilitation centre in

September 16th was a day to be proud of!

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

September 16th was a day to be proud of! The motivation, a good conversation and the fantastic guidance. That motivated me to go for it! And we succeeded! September 16th was a day to be

I AM VERY SATISFIED WITH THE GUIDANCE OF ALL THE THERAPISTS WHO REALLY GIVE THE FEELING THAT YOU ARE A PERSON AND NOT A NUMBER. CORRIE DEIJKERS

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

I was operated in Benidorm on October 26, 2015 via the medical airlift. I was operated here by Dr Campagnard. A very nice and skilful man. He puts you at ease and gives you a

FULL OF TENSION TO SPAIN FOR MY NEW KNEE

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

After 3 weeks I was at least 6 weeks ahead of the therapy I received a few years ago in the Netherlands for my other new knee. We were excited to go to Spain to