Science and research

Clinically relevant research projects are conducted in our scientific department. These make important contributions to the continuous development of modern, multimodal rehabilitation therapy.

They include

Further research activities concern the care

  • Patients in a persistent vegetative state
  • People with neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Children or adults with cerebral palsy

Practical projects for the following

  • Identifying dysphagia in speech therapy  
  • Applying modern methods to physiotherapy
  • Measuring arm and hand function in tetraplegics through occupational therapy (REACT study)

In paraplegiology, we participate in the multicentre SwiSCI study, the first long-term study throughout Switzerland that surveys the specific needs of those with spinal injuries, including their needs after initial inpatient rehabilitation.