Illnesses or accidents can cause problems with the normal functioning of the body and can even lead to disability. Such cases call for the expertise of the specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
He creates a tailor-made plan for the treatment of each patient. He is able to arrange for movement therapy, heat and cold therapy, massages, etc. with the aim of completely restoring – rehabilitating – the functions of the body, or at least reducing the constraints placed on it.
The expertise of the specialist in physical medicine comes into its own following implantations of joint prosthetics, after severe fractures, and for patients with chronic muscle and joint conditions or paralysis.