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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system It causes the immune system to attack the myelin sheath, the protective coating around nerve fibres, which allows signals to transmit quickly.
MS leads to impaired function, in some cases with acute “flare-ups”. The disease progresses in proportion to the rate of new lesions in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).
MS symptoms develop due to sites of demyelinated lesions or inflammation, which can occur in all fibre pathways of the central nervous system.
Neuropsychology makes use of remaining abilities in order to rehabilitate and/or compensate for impaired cognitive skills.
Neuropsychological therapy mainly focuses on improving:
In order to achieve this, several approaches are used, such as:
Speech and language therapy sessions mainly focus on improving speech and voice function as well as swallowing disorders.
Sessions cover a wide range of activities, including:
Our speech and language therapists can also develop alternative means of communication to help patients interact more with their family and friends.
Neurorehabilitation is a key step in helping patients to safely and smoothly return to everyday life.
Clinique Valmont offers rehabilitation programmes for patients with multiple sclerosis. The clinic delivers first-class medical care and treatment in an idyllic setting with stunning views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. A specialist doctor works closely with a highly qualified team of therapists, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, neuropsychologists, nurses, sports coaches and a dietitian, in order to support patients with their rehabilitation.
Swiss Medical Network patients can enjoy exclusive benefits during their rehabilitation programme at Clinique Valmont.
The clinic has partnered with all supplementary health insurance providers.
Marine Estrem, Directrice de la Clinique Valmont et Maud Ismail, Responsable du service d’ergothérapie, étaient le jeudi 1er juillet en direct...
Marine Estrem, Directrice de la Clinique Valmont et Maud Ismail, Responsable du service d’ergothérapie, étaient le jeudi 1er juillet en direct de Radio Lac, dans l’émission « Parlons Economie ».
Le sujet du jour ? L’innovation médicale dans le domaine de la neurologie.
Focus notamment sur la dernière acquisition de la Clinique Valmont : le REAplan, un robot médical qui permet d’accroître la récupération de la motricité des bras chez nos patients