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Physical medicine and rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is the medical speciality, part of Phsysical Medicine, that involves diagnosis, evaluation, prevention and treatment of disability and to enable, mantain or restore the highest degree of functional ability and independence as possible.

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The area of activity of this medical specialty includes preventive health education and patients suffering from pathologies of the Locomotor Apparatus, neurological, child and developmental pathologies, vascular, lymphatic, cardiorespiratory, pelvic floor, communication pathologies, etc.

The gym at Hospitales San Roque in Maspalomas is equipped with: treatment booths, wall bars, steps, incline bench, Rocher cage, hand exercise table, cervical and lumbar traction device, stationary bicycle, treadmill, circuit with ramps, parallel bars, stairs, pulleys, mechanotherapy, and wobble board. Some of the devices available are: analgesic electrotherapy / stimulant currents (TENS, Trabert, Interferential, etc.), magnet therapy, laser therapy, ultrasound, shortwave, microwave, infrared, paraffin, iontophoresis and sonophoresis.

Our staff is made up of a rehabilitation specialist, physical therapists and clinical and administrative assistants who treat the following disorders:

Pathologies of the Locomotor Apparatus (the musculoskeletal system)

  • Rachis: cervicalgia, lumbago, scoliosis, slipped disc, spinal stenosis, kyphosis, exercises for pregnant women.
  • General: arthrosis and rheumatic diseases.
  • Trauma: fractures, dislocations and sprains.
  • Postoperative care: hip prosthesis, knee replacement, post-operative care for meniscal tears, ACL.
  • Pathologies of soft parts: tendonitis, bursitis and tenosynovitis

Pathologies of the nervous system

  • Central: Stroke (hemiplegia), TBI, Parkinson’s.
  • Peripherical: radiculopathies, entrapment neuropathies (carpal tunnel syndrome), paralysis and peripheral nerves.
  • Child pathologies: valgus flat-foot, Genu valgum/varum, torticollis, plagiocephaly. Infantile cerebral palsy, obstetric brachial palsy.

Other pathologies

  • Lymphedema
  • Pelvic Floor Pathology (urinary incontinence or faecal incontinence)
  • Vertigo
  • Respiratory Rehabilitation (COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis). 
  • We stablish guidelines for orthoses and technical aids.

Invasive techniques

  • Infiltrations: corticosteroids, anaesthetics, botulinum toxin, hyaluronic acid and nerve blocks.
  • Dry puncture

Pilates new service

The area of activity of this medical specialty includes preventive health education and patients suffering from pathologies of the Locomotor Apparatus, neurological, child and developmental pathologies, vascular, lymphatic, cardiorespiratory, pelvic floor, communication pathologies, etc.

The rehabilitation area of Care Center Vecindario is equipped with: treatment booths, wall bars, steps, incline bench, Rocher cage, hand exercise table, cervical and lumbar traction device, stationary bicycle, treadmill, circuit with ramps, parallel bars, stairs, pulleys, mechanotherapy, and wobble board. Some of the devices available are: analgesic electrotherapy / stimulant currents (TENS, Trabert, Interferential, etc.), magnet therapy, laser therapy, ultrasound, shortwave, microwave, infrared, paraffin, iontophoresis and sonophoresis.

Our staff is made up of a rehabilitation specialist, physical therapists and clinical and administrative assistants who treat the following disorders:

Pathologies of the Locomotor Apparatus (the musculoskeletal system)

  • Rachis: cervicalgia, lumbago, scoliosis, slipped disc, spinal stenosis, kyphosis, exercises for pregnant women.
  • General: arthrosis and rheumatic diseases.
  • Trauma: fractures, dislocations and sprains.
  • Postoperative care: hip prosthesis, knee replacement, post-operative care for meniscal tears, ACL.
  • Pathologies of soft parts: tendonitis, bursitis and tenosynovitis

Pathologies of the nervous system

  • Central: Stroke (hemiplegia), TBI, Parkinson’s.
  • Peripherical: radiculopathies, entrapment neuropathies (carpal tunnel syndrome), paralysis and peripheral nerves.
  • Child pathologies: valgus flat-foot, Genu valgum/varum, torticollis, plagiocephaly. Infantile cerebral palsy, obstetric brachial palsy.

Other pathologies

  • Lymphedema
  • Pelvic Floor Pathology (urinary incontinence or faecal incontinence)
  • Vertigo
  • Respiratory Rehabilitation (COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis). 
  • We stablish guidelines for orthoses and technical aids.

Invasive techniques

  • Infiltrations: corticosteroids, anaesthetics, botulinum toxin, hyaluronic acid and nerve blocks.
  • Dry puncture

Pilates new service

Its scope encompasses patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, childhood and developmental disorders, vascular, lymphatic and vascular diseases, cardio-respiratory disorders, pelvic floor disorders, communication disorders, etc. 

At Hospitales San Roque, our center features medical consultations, a large waiting room and reception area, locker rooms with showers, an area with individual cubicles and a 600m2 gym including areas for thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, mechanotherapy and other treatments.  The staff includes a rehabilitation doctor, physiotherapists, clinical assistants and administrative staff.

As a Service, we treat:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders (spinal pain, spine deformities, fractures, sprains, dislocations, etc.).
  • Rheumatic diseases (arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis).
  • Diseases of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System (hemiplegia, paralysis...)Post-surgery (hip, knee, ankle, shoulder...)
  • Functional impairment (prolonged bed rest...)
  • Paediatric diseases (congenital torticollis, equinovarus feet, vertebral deformities...)

We have several Analgesic Electrotherapy and stimulating units to use in treatments:

  • Thermotherapy
  • Magnetotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Lasertherapy
  • Mechanotherapy
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