Close to public transport, Close to sports facilities, In city center, Mountain view, Parking site, Wheelchair-accessible, With view
La Colline ergotherapy unit has a comprehensive range of technical facilities allowing both a preoperative approach as well as a customised postoperative follow up. The ergotherapists place their specific skills and their experience at the service of the patient pre and/or post operatively providing an individualised and comprehensive care.
Mr Benoît MACOMBE
Mr Damien SAIVE
Ergotherapy is a health care profession which aims to reduce or restore any situation of functional disability of a person. For more information about the Association Suisse des egotherapeutes: www.ergotherapie.ch
By using specific skills of assessment and of treatment, the ergotherapist specialised in therapy of the hand offers therapeutic interventions to restore the function, reversing the progression of a disease or preventing the dysfunction of the upper limb. Our services include the consultation, assessment, treatment planning, interventions and the follow up in order to maximise optimal recovery of the affected limb. Our objectives are to promote the resumption of the daily activities, the resumption of sporting activity and a rapid return to work.
The means of treatment:
Passive mobilisation by the therapist or on mobilisation apparatus
Massage and treatment of scars and trophic disorders
Manual lymphatic drainage
Management of the pain
Treatment of sensory disturbances (hypo - hypersensitivity , allodynia )
Therapy by motor imagery
Training and recovery of the speed, the address (dexterity), resistance and force
Advice on postural ergonomics for every day, professional and sporting activity
Advice and suggested exercises for when at home, teaching of joint protection and economy
Relearning athletic movements
Creation of splints to protect a joint, implement an immobilisation and restore a function
The indications for ergotherapy treatment
Biologically the hand is composed of multiple vessels, nerves and cartilage, of 29 bones, 40 muscles and numerous joints. This is both one of the most complex and one of the most vital organs of the human body. The two main functions of the hand are gripping and touching. These characteristics make it an ideal tool; it is in fact the best tool of man!
The hand is in constant demand and thereby exposed to many dangers. Sometimes, for various reasons, the hand is injured, making daily life difficult.
The primary objective of ergotherapists specialising in therapy of the hand is to maximise the return of the function of the hand so as to permit the person to resume his/her daily activities of work and leisure while considering the complexity of the biomechanics of this organ.
Cyst, tumour of the hand
Laceration or injury of a peripheral nerve
Tendon laceration or injury
Complex regional pain syndrome
Rehabilitation of the sensitivity
All other conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow
What is your experience?
1 of 1 visitors would recommend La Roseraie Centre d'ergothérapie to a friend.