The Department of Rehabilitation and Functional Recovery provides inpatient and outpatient hospital services to over 14,000 patients each year. The team collaborates with the majority of Humanitas departments: intensive care, cardiac surgery, cardiology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, neurology, thoracic surgery, pulmonology, vascular surgery, general surgery.
The aim of the Department is to prepare the patient for the intervention and/or minimize post-operative complications and hereby facilitate a faster functional recovery.
The Department of Rehabilitation and Functional Recovery consists of three sections dedicated respectively to orthopedic rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation and cardio-respiratory rehabilitation with over one hundred hospital beds. The Department, in addition to traditional therapies, implements the most modern methods in order to allow the patient the best recovery of temporarily lost functions functions.
Patients treated through outpatient services can use the same facilities used in inpatient services. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of patients who have undergone orthopaedic surgery in the day hospital. They can then continue their care in the days after surgery. Then there are patients with chronic diseases of the musculoskeletal system (osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, low back pain, neck pain, etc.) and patients suffering from cardiac, respiratory and neurological diseases.