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Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation in Latin America

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Latin America performing Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.

Clínica Anglo Americana

Clínica Anglo Americana is a JCI accredited medical facility established in 1921 and works with many international insurers. The innovative hospital with its bilingual staff keeps up to date with advanced technologies, and provides treatment in many fields.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Clínica Anglo Americana

Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Punta Pacifica

Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundación

A modern, technologically advanced medical center, designed to handle complex procedures in a variety of medical specialties, with over 100 physicians. The staff can speak English and Spanish, and can asist with transporation and accommodations.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Centros Especializados

Galenia Hospital

Hospital Galenia holds the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and is certified by the Mexican General Health Council (CSG).


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Galenia Hospital

Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro (CMPDH) is a private, proudly Mexican organization, specializing in the provision of high quality health services.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

A large tertiary hospital with over 600 beds and over 400 physicians providing medical care in all medical specialties. The international office can assist patients with insurance, accommodation and transportation. Private rooms are available.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Universitario San Vicente

San Fernando Hospital

One of Panama’s largest hospitals, offering a wide range of medical specialties and fully equipped facilities. Clinica Hospital San Fernando was the first hospital in Panama to be accredited by the JCI.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at San Fernando Hospital

Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.


Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation is available at Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

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About Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is musculoskeletal rehabilitation?

It is a doctor-supervised program intended for people with disabilities or impairments because of trauma to the bones or muscles, disease, or disorders. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs may improve the health of the patient, improve functional capacity, and decrease symptoms.

What conditions may benefit from musculoskeletal rehabilitation?

A number of the conditions, which might benefit from musculoskeletal rehabilitation, might include, but are aren't limited to, the following:

  • Amputation
  • Tendon tears, like tears of the rotator cuff in the shoulder and Achilles tendon injuries
  • Trauma injuries, like fractures, strains, sprains, and joint dislocations
  • Backache
  • Bone tumors
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Repetitive stress injuries, like carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis
  • Joint injury and replacement
  • Arthritis
  • Neck and back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital problems
  • Degenerative joint illness
  • Ankle and foot sprain and pain
  • Pelvic, wrist, hip, elbow, and other fractures
  • Knee strains, sprains and other injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Total joint replacements
  • Traumatic injury
  • Whiplash
  • Work injuries

The musculoskeletal rehabilitation team

Musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs may be carried out on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

As an inpatient, you will be the center of a multi-disciplinary team assisting you to capitalize on the return of function, carry out day-to-day activities, resume work, leisure and school pursuits. You will learn the foundational skills for independent living by taking more responsibility to direct and carry out your own care. We as well teach family members to play an active support responsibility while you’re in the hospital and after coming back home.

Our Inpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program consists of:
  • Occupational and physical therapy centered on flexibility, restoration of function, progressive mobilization, endurance and improving strength
  • Interdisciplinary pain management
  • Pre- and post-surgical care
  • Orthotics and bracing
  • Ongoing consultation and communication with referring surgeons and physicians surgeons to make sure effective treatment and continuity of care
  • Education regarding injury prevention and risk factors
  • Functional living places to practice recently learned therapy methods and ensure a safe discharge
  • Recreational programs and adaptive sports

Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Outpatient clinicians will create a treatment program based mostly on your goals and according to the evaluation of how your functional restrictions and impairments impact day-to-day activities. Clinicians use objective measurements to monitor your improvements, regularly reexamining and customizing the care plan to help you get the best treatment to attain your goals. Therapists keep your referring physician or primary care updated on your progress, permitting better-informed decisions about continued care. Usually, rehabilitation physicians and therapists work together, leading to improved communication and coordination of treatment objectives.

Most skilled specialists belong to the musculoskeletal rehabilitation team, which include any or all of the following:
  • Orthopedic/orthopedist surgeon
  • Neurosurgeon/neurologist
  • Physiatrist
  • Internist
  • Other specialty doctors
  • Social worker
  • Registered dietitian
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physical therapist
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Psychiatrist/psychologist
  • Chaplain
  • Case manager
  • Recreational therapist
  • Vocational counselor

The musculoskeletal rehabilitation program

A musculoskeletal rehabilitation program is made to meet the needs of the individual patient, based on the specific disease or condition. Active participation of the patient and loved ones is important to the success of the program.

The objective of musculoskeletal rehabilitation is to assist the patient resume the highest degree of independence and function possible, while boosting the overall quality of life, socially, physically, and emotionally.

So as to help achieve these goals, musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs might include the following:

  • Fitting and care for artificial limbs (prostheses), braces, splints (orthoses), and casts.
  • Training programs to increase endurance, increase muscle strength, improve range of motion and improve mobility and flexibility
  • Gait (walking) retraining and ways of safe ambulation (which include the using a crutch, walker, or cane)
  • Assist with getting assistive devices, which enhance independence
  • Patient and family counseling and education
  • Pain management
  • Emotional support and stress management
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Work-related injury prevention and Ergonomic evaluations
  • Vocational counseling

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