Treatments

Physiotherapy/Hydrotherapy

Intensive programs of physical capacity training, gait, mobility, balance, sensorimotor coordination and development, as well as teaching the patient and usual caregivers of movement facilitating or adaptive strategies to enhance functionality. These aim to maximize movement quality and functional independence through the variability, specificity and intensity of training regarding a better motor learning and autonomy development in daily living activities. The programs are developed in a controlled gym environment, close to reality, and in aquatic environment (hydrotherapy).


Speech Therapy

Swallowing rehabilitation programs aimed at ensure the safety, nutritional support, pleasure and comfort when eating, either through the implementation of specific exercise plans, or by teaching and training caregivers in the use of adaptation strategies and swallowing compensation.

 

Occupational Therapy

Assessment strategies and occupational performance problems treatment, aiming to maximize users' balance and adaptation to their daily skills and tasks, supported by specific methodologies and activities.

 

Cognitive training

Cognitive stimulation programs aimed at enhancing the cognitive (e.g. memory, attention) and social functioning of each patient, according to the characteristics of each specific situation and to the predominant difficulties.


Botulinum Toxin

Currently used in focal dystonias’ treatment, as cervical, limb, oromandibular and laryngeal dystonias. It is also indicated for post-stroke limb spasticity, and may also, in selected cases, be indicated for spasticity secondary to other etiologies, such as Multiple Sclerosis, vertebrodular trauma, among others. More recently it has also shown efficacy and has been approved for treating severe forms of migraine. This treatment may also improve the quality of life of patients with secondary bothersome sialorrhea and neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Parkinson's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Stroke).