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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

chronic but treatable

The Rehabilitation Clinic Zihlschlacht specializes in the Treatment of brain and nerve injured patients. For more than 25 years, the clinic and its employees have been focusing exclusively on the treatment of neurological disorders. An interdisciplinary team of experienced specialists supports our patients over the entire time of their rehabilitation. Since many years, our staff is highly specialised in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and our therapy schedules are customized to your Needs.

The intense and dependable cooperation between Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht and the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group ensures the optimal treatment of patients with neurological illnesses and symptoms. The systematic and professional exchange between the neurological specialists as well as efficient case management creates an optimal, stress-free environment for a positive healing process.

When do you need specialized inpatient MS-Rehabilitation?

  • If a outpatient treatment is not possible
  • Recovery after a MS-Episode
  • Loss of abilities in daily activities and Independence
  • Worsening of incontinence or other urological disorders
  • Increase of spasticity

How can you benefit from MS-Rehabilitation?

  • Maintain and improve the functional performance in daily activities
  • Promote Independence
  • Improvement of speech and swallowing
  • Improvement of spasticity
  • Improvement of vegetative disorders and chronic pain
  • Continuing improvement of quality of life for patients and their relatives

Thearpy Program

costumized and individual

  • Robotics (Lokomat®, Erigo®, Andago®, Armeo®)
  • Specialised physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech, Language and Swallowing Therapy
  • Bladder function problems (e.g. incontinence)
  • Neuropsychology and psychological support
  • Sports therapy
  • Water therapy
  • Massage
  • Relaxation therapy (QiGong)
  • Specialised therapy for vision Problems
  • Sexual disorders
  • Supplementary treatments as needed (e.g. acupuncture)

Dr. med. Claudia Baum - Head Physician Multiple Sclerosis

Claudia Baum was born in Halle an der Saale in Germany. She studied at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and received her doctorate magna cum laude from Charité Berlin on the subject of post-stroke epilepsy. Before working at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht, she worked for several years in Zurich at the Swiss Epilepsy Centre and the Psychiatric University Hospital.
Her main areas of interest are epileptology, multiple sclerosis and the treatment of spasticity (including botulinum toxin A or the use of intrathecal baclofen pumps). She has been working at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht since 2011. Claudia Baum lives in Zurich.

Hobbies: Art (Modern Art and Art Brut), sailing. She's fluent in English and German.

Motto: "There is nothing good unless you do it." (Erich Kästner)