Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

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New equipment at Bellerive

At the beginning of the active rehabilitation of upper limbs, assistance is required to do extremely intense exercises. Using a robot provides a real benefit.

The technology is based on virtual reality exercises. As they play, the patient interacts with their movements and realises their day-to-day progress. The occupational therapist may adapt the difficulty of the exercises.

Medical Rehabilitation

Mission

Mission of the Medical Rehabilitation Division

In the rehabilitation sector (Bellerive and Loëx Hospitals):

  • Admitting and managing patients with complex needs and multiple morbidities, for the continuing treatment of conditions particularly related to: internal medicine, extreme old age, neurological disorders (with or without neuropsychological disorders) or orthopedic conditions, requiring long-term rehabilitation

In the sector for those on the waiting list (Hôpital de Loëx):

  • Admitting and managing patients who are frail, who no longer need hospital treatment (who do not meet the LAMal criteria) and who are on the waiting list for a health and social services facility or other suitable facility

In all sectors, the purposes sought are to maintain and promote patient autonomy

Orthopedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Trauma Care

Mission

Mission of the Orthopedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Trauma Care Division

  • Provide care for surgery-related musculoskeletal injuries and disorders in adult patients, using surgical or conservative treatment, taking into account the services provided by other divisions of the HUG.
  • Provide care for adult patients with spinal trauma or diseases that do not involve medullary or neurological damage.
  • Provide care for adult patients with surgical injuries or disorders of the hand.
  • Provide rehabilitation and physical therapy for patients referred to the specialist Physical Medicine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Unit.
  • Perform treatment and preventive actions for patients with sports-related musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Patients can be admitted or treated as outpatients, in an elective or emergency context.
  • The patients are given a referral consultation by their regular physician.

Related Website

Pediatric Orthopedics Division