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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing Post-Stroke 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.

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Post-Stroke 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.

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Post-Stroke 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.

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Post-Stroke 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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at HM Hospitales

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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at HGC

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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Madrid

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.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Hospital Quirón Valencia

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About Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

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


Post-stroke rehabilitation

The objective of a stroke rehabilitation program is to assist you to relearn abilities you lost when stroke affected section of your brain.


What is involved in stroke rehabilitation?

Stroke rehabilitation might include some or all of the following activities, based on the area of the body or kind of ability affected.

Physical activities:

  • Strengthening motor skills entails using workouts to improve your muscle coordination and strength, which include therapy to assist with swallowing.
  • Mobility training might include learning to use walking aids, like canes or a walker to help and stabilize ankle strength to help support the weight of your body while you relearn how to walk.
  • Constraint-induced therapy also called forced-use therapy, entails limiting the use of an unaffected limb while you exercise moving the affected limb to improve its function.
  • Range-of-motion therapy makes use of workouts and other treatments to help in reducing muscle tension (spasticity) and get back ability to move.

Technology-assisted physical activities:
  • Functional electrical stimulation entails using electricity to stimulate worn-down muscles, which causes them to contract.
  • Robotic technology makes use of robotic gadgets to help impaired limbs with carrying out recurring motions, assisting them to get back function and strength.
  • Wireless technology, like a simple activity monitor, is being analyzed for its benefit in improving post-stroke activity.
  • Virtual reality, like the using video games, is a surfacing, computer-based therapy, which entails interacting with a simulated, real-time environment.
  • Noninvasive brain stimulation. Methods like transcranial magnetic stimulation have been used with some good results to improve various motor skills.

Emotional and cognitive activities:
  • Therapy for communication conditions may help you get back lost abilities in comprehension, listening, speaking and writing.
  • Psychological assessment and treatment might include testing your emotional adjustment and cognitive skills, counseling with a mental health specialist, or being a part of support groups.
  • Medications are often used to treat depression in those who have had a stroke. Drugs, which affect movement, are as well used.

Experimental therapies:
  • Biological therapies, like stem cells, are being researched, but must only be used as part of a clinical trial.
  • Alternative medicine treatments, like acupuncture, massage, and herbal therapy, are being analyzed.

When must stroke rehabilitation start?

The earlier you start stroke rehabilitation, the better chance you are to get back lost skills and abilities.

How long does stroke rehabilitation last?

The length of each therapy session differs based on your responsiveness to therapy, the severity of your symptoms and recovery.

Where does stroke rehabilitation occur?

You may start stroke rehabilitation while you are still in the hospital. The ideal rehabilitation environment is determined by what is most suitable for you and your family, what insurance will cover, and your needs. These options are:

  • Inpatient rehabilitation units
  • Outpatient units
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Home-based programs

Who takes part in your stroke rehabilitation team?

Stroke rehabilitation will involve various professionals.

  • Physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Occupational therapists

Other professionals concentrate on vocational, cognitive and emotional skills, which include:

  • Language and speech pathologists
  • Dietitians
  • Social workers
  • Vocational counselors
  • Therapeutic recreation professionals
  • Psychologists

What factors influence the result of stroke rehabilitation?

Successful stroke rehabilitation is determined by:

  • Physical factors, which include the extent of your stroke with regards to both physical and cognitive effects
  • Emotional factors, like your mood and motivation, and your ability to follow rehabilitation activities outside of therapy sessions
  • Social factors like the support of family and friends
  • Therapeutic factors, which include an early start to your rehabilitation along with the expertise of your stroke rehabilitation team

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