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

Specialist for Neurology



Dr. med. C. Baum studied at the Martin-Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg in Germany. After her assistent doctor year in Halle/Saale (Germany), she moved to Switzerland and worked for different neurological and psychiatric clinics such as the Psychiatric University Clinic in Zurich and the Swiss Epilepsy Centre in Zurich. Since 2012 Dr. med. C. Baum is a Senior Physician at Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht and is the Head of our interdisciplinary Multiple Sclerosis Team.

Additional Qualification

  • EEG – Certificate of the DGKN
  • Certificate for medical expert witness SIM
  • Certificate for Doppler-/Duplex sonography of the extra- und intracranial vessels
  • Certificate DEGUM for Nerve and Muscle Sonography

Core competencies

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Therapy of focal spasticity (amongst other with Botulinumtoxin A and Baclofen-pumps)