Each patient is examined by our specialists upon arrival at our clinic; type of rehabilitation and kinds of treatment are prepared individually according to patient´s condition. The treatment program includes about 100 procedures which means about 10 of them per day.
The clinic is furnished with modern medical equipment. Therapy is carried out using a complex rehabilitation program with treatments sequence allowing better results.
It is a procedure using negative temperatures. It is especially effective with rheumatoid arthritis, muscle spasticity and muscle weakness.
Massage has been used as a therapy since the ancient times. Its relaxing, winding down and pain relieving effect lowers skin and muscle tension and keeps proper tonicity (depending on approach and its intensity). It also enables better blood flow and supports faster metabolism.
Our special mobilization and manipulation technique therapy as well as working on soft tissue recover joint flexibility which leads to lowering the pain and inflammations.
TRIGGER POINTS THERAPY
This therapy belong to soft tissue procedures. It means finding a sensitive muscle point and its removal. There are various techniques of trigger point removal:
2. dry needling
3. Post isometric Relaxation
4. Ice and stretch
This therapy which originated in China differs from the trigger point therapy in the following: locating of the points, techniques, pressure. It is based on a map of acupressure points.
One of the most pleasant methods of treatment at our center is hydrotherapy which not only improves our patients’ fitness level but also their health. Hydrotherapy balances blood flow anomalies, improves nervous system functions and tissue tropism, it has positive effect on metabolism and skin, it also improves peripheral blood flow which lowers heart´s responsibility, and it stimulates the immune system.
Individually chosen physical activities in kinesiotherapy aim at defeating limitations or recovering full spinal joints and limb joints activity, maintaining or recovering full muscle strength, correcting faulty posture, recovering balance and coordination, nerve-muscle stimulation, and stimulating the central nervous system.
Thanks to the use of natural elements such as heat energy, regular and infrared radiation, laser radiation, low, medium and high frequency currents, ultrasound, electromagnetic field and others, physical therapy lowers muscle tension (miorelaxing effect), reliefs pain, treats inflammations and stimulates muscle-nerve connections.
This popular type of therapy uses the effect of determined wavelengths of lights on human body. Our clinic uses low wavelength lasers for biostymulation – growth prompting and cell regeneration. Laser therapy may be used in back pain, motor system injuries, osteoarthritis, post surgeries, tissue damage.
It is a form of ancient alternative medicine involving thin needles inserted into the body at acupuncture points. Positive effects of acupuncture provide a wide variety of possible uses with a small amount of side affects. It is a valuable addition to modern traditional medicine.
Foot massage therapy based on application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet.
CUPPING (CHINESE BUBBLE) THERAPY
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin provides stimulation to nerve endings; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing and increase immunology. Suction is created using heat inside the bubbles.
Aromatherapy uses plants and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, and other aroma compounds through skin and breathing (massage, bath, ointments etc.) for the purpose of altering one’s mood, cognitive, psychological or physical wellbeing. It proves successful in blood circulation and metabolism abnormalities, nerve related pain, apathy, physical and mental stress, headaches.
Hippotherapy is a physical, occupational therapy treatment strategy that utilizes horse riding or just animal presence. It is a form of neuromuscular therapy that can improve posture, coordination besides having a positive effect on psychological and emotional side of our patients.
Hippotherapy, whose therapeutic effects are relaxation and lower neurotic reactions, stimulation of independence, better external communication, improved physical abilities, concentration and physical activity, is an addition to our physical therapy. Beata Szymczak, who takes care of our horses, deals with animal physiotherapy and training as well. She loves cats, dogs and horses.
Rehabilitation treatment is accompanied by our leisure time activities which include:
-arts and crafts
-local culture and history presentations
-meetings with people passionate about life
-local culture and history presentations
-meetings with interesting people
OTHER TREATMENT METHODS
We have been using limestone baths as therapy for years. As we know from experience these baths have a positive effect on osteoarthritis treatment and they help in recuperation of people who broke their bones. Baths are more and more commonly recommended in rehabilitation as a natural contribution to recovery.
Used in treatment of back pains, joint pains , muscle pains and headaches as well as after strokes, surgeries and fractures. The treatment focuses on nervous system which controls the whole body. It reaches the muscles and tissues by stimulating and normalizing the nervous endings’ processes.