Monday, November 13, 2017
Havana.- The physical rehabilitation halls in the eastern Cuban province of Ciego de Avila attended to more than 645,550 patients this year, having a positive impact on people's health.
The province has 25 such halls, most of which are attached to the primary healthcare system and local hospitals.
Rehabilitation services provide such treatments as electro-therapy, occupational therapy, kinesiology, podiatry and speech therapy, among other alternatives.
It also provides multidisciplinary consults that contribute to preventing disabilities as they involve several medical specialties and help to detect disorders in an early stage.
In addition, the staff working in rehabilitation halls follows up on pregnant women and helps them to be in the best shape possible for childbirth.