Initial rehabilitation program for rheumatic and degenerative joint diseases


Rheumatic and degenerative joint diseases lead to functional limitations for execution of basic activities of daily living.

The comprehensive and intensive program of rehabilitation offered by the Republic of Cuba will help improve many of the lost functions, increase the tolerance to physical activity and achieve greater independence.

PROGRAM DETAILS:

The program is 28 days long and includes the following:

CONSULTATION/ EVALUATION, LABORATORY TESTS, AND IMAGING:

CONSULTATION AND EVALUATION:

  • This treatment is an inpatient treatment
  • Consultation with Orthopedic specialists
  • Interconsultation with psychologist
  • Medical interconsultation with a  neurology specialist
  • Medical interconsultation with a  neuropsychology specialist
  • Consultation with Speech and Language Pathologists

LABORATORY TESTS AND STUDIES:

Depending on the evaluation, the following laboratory testing and analysis could be requested:

  • Haematocrit test
  • Haemoglobin test
  • Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) test
  • Cyturia test
  • White Blood Count (WBC) test
  • Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (automated method) test
  • Glucose test
  • Coagulation test
  • Creatinine test
  • Glycaemia test
  • Urinalysis test
  • Total Proteins in Plasma test
  • Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminansa (GOT) test
  • Transaminansa Glutamic Pyruvic (TGP) test
  • Triglycerides test
  • Holter for blood pressure

REHABILITATION PROCEDURE

  • Specialized medical care and physiotherapy
  • Poliphysiotherapy (38 sessions)
  • Magnetic bed (15 sessions)
  • Ozone therapy (10 sessions)

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • The above program does not include medications for certain conditions such as
    depression, blood coagulation, etc.
  • Medicaments, fluids, blood and derivatives to be used, as well as additional procedure(s)
    performed not included in the exact treatment would be invoiced
    separately on upon the conclusion of said treatment / procedure(s)

ACCOMMODATION:

Private room with the following features:

  • Electronic patient bed
  • Equipment for disabled patient
  • Oxygen hookup
  • Three à la carte meals taking into account the patient’s preferences and / or special diets prescribed by physician
  • Fully equipped private bathroom
  • Infirmary and nursing care
  • Colour TV with national and international channels
  • Local and international phone services (extra cost will apply)
  • Safe box
  • Internet service on every floor
  • Laundry services

ADDITIONAL SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

  • Assistance in visa issuance and extension (If needs be)
  • Each patient/ companion will be assigned a multi-lingual field member with the mandate of attending to all of our patients’ translation and personal needs;
  • 20 hours internet service;
  • Local airport pickup and drop off; and
  • Hospital pickup and drop off (if needed)

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CubaHeal Medical is a global organization specialized in facilitating medical treatments, medical education, in addition to patient and student care in the Republic of Cuba. CubaHeal is a loyal supporter of the Republic of Cuba, the Cuban people, the Cuban revolution, and the Cuban revolutionary leadership.




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