The offered medical service.
The approach to the patients with cerebral palsy is very complex.
In the process of rehabilitation we use one of the individual selected
world recognised method prooved in rehabilitation of cerebral palsied
children (NDT, Bobath). Busko Zdrój (Spa) is well known in Poland and
in the world as famous health resort using in process of treatment
natural resources like as sulphide water. In our hospital we add to the
kinesytherapy the baths in sulphide water, cryotherapy and exercises in
swimming pool for all our patients- with cerebral palsy and after
orthopaedic operations. We observe very good results ,especially, in
our spastic patients after this kind of therapy ( reduction of the
The patients are under permanent supervision of the specialised
staff of doctors ( specialists in orthopaedic surgery,
physiotherapists,nurses. To the staff belong psychologist, speech
therapists and occupational therapists as well.
In case of needed surgical interventions, existed joint
contractures and other deformities which makes the rehabilitation
inefficient we can perform all surgical procedures from the field of
pediatrics orthopaedic . Especially very rich experience we achieved in
the surgical treatment of the patients with cerebral palsy and
pathological and congenital hip dislocation.
We perform full range of the orthopaedic surgical procedures- removing
of the joint contractures, lenghtening and transposition of the tendons
and muscles, lenghtening of the shortened legs, correction of deviated
axis of the lower limbs (varus or valgus).
We treat scoliosis patients ( exercises, braces, surgical treatment).
We operate on patients with chest deformities, hip luxations,
congenital deformities of the feet. In the treatment of cereblar
palsied childern we use botulinum toxin (Dysport) as well.
To better serve our patients and their parents we run in the
hospital so called "School for parents", in which the parents and the
volunteers engaged in the care on disabled children can deepen their
knowledge about rehabilitation of these patients and use it at home.
The parents of the children treated in our hospital can accompany
their children in the all activities taking place during the day. The
hospital can not assure the overnight stay for the parents in the
hospital building. Usually the parents rent the appartments, which are
very easy to access in many small pensions and hotels around the
Very important part in the hospital structure plays the school.
Thanks well prepared programme in this school can learn as well the
pupils from normal primary and secondary schools as the pupils with
moderate and severe mental retardation . The small children can take
part in the activities of the hospital kindergarten.
Our hospital close cooperates with the orthopaedic department in
the Karolinska Hospital in Sweden, we keep contacts with similar
hospitals in Poland, Germany and United States. In the past we
organised some international conferences devoted of modern methods of
rehabilitation of disabled children . Thanks our high specialised
staff, rich experience gained on the field of pediatrics orthopaedic
and steady kept medical contacts in Poland and abroad we achieved very
high standard of offered service.