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Neurological Rehabilitation in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing Neurological Rehabilitation.
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Guttmann Institute

Guttmann Institute is a reference hospital for medical-surgical treatment and for the comprehensive rehabilitation of people (adults and children) with spinal cord injury, acquired brain damage (head injuries, strokes) or other disabilities of a neurological origin.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Guttmann Institute

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at HM Hospitales

Hospital General de Catalunya

idcsalud Hospital General de Catalunya provides medical services in over 25 specialties, being one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in Europe, with an excellent medical care capacity to carry out complex surgeries and medical conditions.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at HGC

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital is one of the leading medical centers in Europe for childhood and adolescence medicine and offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health care from birth through 21 years of age.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Valencia

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja is an ISO-certified private hospital located in the north of Torrevieja, championing excellence in cancer treatment and management.


Neurological Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

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About Neurological 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 neurological rehabilitation?

It is a special program developed to treat people with trauma, diseases or disorders of the nervous system. Neurological rehabilitation aims at reducing symptoms, improving function and the overall health of the patient. In addition, it addresses motor, sensory, cognitive and behavioral function which affects functional performance in patients with central nervous system problems.

How the program works

Neurological rehabilitation programs are tailored to meet individual needs of the patient. The programs are developed depending on the specific disease or problem. The patient and his family need to be actively involved in the program to ensure its success. The program focuses on all areas of a person’s well-being. It aims at offering a series of progressive therapies from occupational to psychological, retraining on mobility skills and other areas of the patient’s daily routine.

Neurological rehabilitation also provides help with other aspects of the recovery such as dietary and nutrition. The program offers treatment over a period of time depending on the disease, injury or disorder. It helps the patients and their families achieve a normal independent life as much as possible.

For the neurological rehabilitation program to be a success, it may include:
  • Exercise programs which aim at improving movement, managing spasticity and reduce weakness due to lack of use.
  • Speech therapy to assist patients with speaking, writing, reading and swallowing
  • Support with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, housekeeping, and cooking
  • Management of stress, depression, and anxiety
  • Retraining on social and behavioral skills
  • Safety measures and home care needs
  • Patient and family counseling
  • Management of pain

What conditions can benefit from neurological rehabilitation?

Neurological rehabilitation can be used to help people with injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, structural and circulatory defects and disorders which can cause the nervous system not to function properly. Conditions that may benefit from this kind of program include:

  • Infections: This includes polio, encephalitis, brain abscesses and meningitis.
  • Vascular disorders: This includes subdural hematoma, transient ischemic attacks, hemorrhagic strokes and ischemic strokes.
  • Neuromuscular or structural disorders: This includes cervical spondylosis, brain or spinal cord tumors, Bell palsy, muscular dystrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, Guillain-barre syndrome and myasthenia gravis.
  • Trauma: This includes spinal cord and brain injury.
  • Degenerative disorders: Multiple sclerosis, Huntington chorea, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Functional disorders: This includes dizziness, headache, seizure disorder and neuralgia.

The team

Patients going through neurological rehabilitation programs can choose to undertake the program on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Various professional are involved in the different stages of the rehabilitation. They include

  • Neurologist
  • Physiatrist
  • Orthopedist
  • Other specialty doctors
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Speech/language therapist
  • Audiologist
  • Social worker
  • Registered dietitian
  • Physical therapist
  • Recreational therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Vocational counselor

What to expect from the neurological rehabilitation program
  • Patient focus: The strategies are customized to fit the particular need of the specific patient
  • Inclusive care plans: The program is designed to include a qualified and dedicated team with various areas of specialization
  • Participatory: Cooperation from the patient and their family is key to successful recovery.

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