Physical medicine and rehabilitation

Physical medicine and rehabilitation

What is physical medicine and rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation is the healthcare speciality dedicated to the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of physical disability caused by an accident, by a medical condition or after surgery. Its aim is to help patients regain the skills they have lost through acquiring the disability.

Which patients is it for?

Rehabilitation is for patients who have suffered some type of accident, be it at work or from a traffic accident or sports injury; patients with a medical condition that causes disability; or patients requiring post-surgical recovery.

Main conditions and diseases

  • Acquired brain damage.
  • Post-surgical patients.

Main diagnostic resources and technology

The rehabilitation doctor analyses the patient’s entire medical history and requests the specific tests needed for each case to help the patient get back to living as normally as possible.

Main treatments

Manual, functional, occupational and rehabilitative treatments.

Areas of specialisation

  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • Respiratory ​rehabilitation
  • Paediatric ​rehabilitation
  • Vestibular ​rehabilitation
  • Lymphatic drainage

Special services

  • Magnetotherapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Dry needling
  • Virtual reality

Why come to our clinic?

Vithas hospitals offer a quality, renowned rehabilitation service with extensive experience in treating these patients.


​Do rehabilitation treatments have side effects?

No, they don’t have any side effects.

When should you go to rehabilitation?

When prescribed by the doctor or at the patient’s discretion in cases of maintenance treatments.

Vithas centres

Find your Vithas centre in our network of hospitals and medical centres.

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Vithas Granada Hospital

Vithas Granada Hospital

Avenida de Santa María de la Alhambra 6

Vithas Granada Medical Centre

Vithas Granada Medical Centre

Plaza Ciudad de los Cármenes, Bajo B s/n

Vithas Madrid Arturo Soria Hospital

Vithas Madrid Arturo Soria Hospital

Calle Arturo Soria 103

Calle Arturo Soria 105

Calle Arturo Soria 107

Vithas Sevilla Hospital

Vithas Sevilla Hospital

Avenida Plácido Fernández Viagas s/n

Vithas Vitoria Hospital

Vithas Vitoria Hospital

Calle Beato Tomás de Zumárraga 10

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