Medical Treatment Abroad – Wellbeing and Health in Croatia

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Medical Treatment Abroad – Why is Croatia perfect for a medical treatment?

Everybody strives to live an independent and safe life. This reality is of the utmost importance to people, no matter the age or circumstances.

At the moment when undesired situations happen such as injuries, diseases or other loss of normal functioning, then the need for a timely, well-chosen and professional medical treatment comes sharply into focus. It will help one’s recovery – complete or to the maximum extent possible so that a person can continue with ordinary activities.

In the case of chronic painful conditions, medical treatment helps by easing pain and other abnormalities.  After an appropriate intensive, well planned medical treatment programme it should be possible to obtain and maintaining good health for a long time afterwards.

Through Wellbe you can be properly directed and connected to the most suitable medical treatment partner of our partner clinics in Croatia. All of them possess in-depth knowledge, a long tradition and a wealth of experience that has made them widely recognized as successful experts in the field of medical treatment and rehabilitation.

During your stay, we offer you dedication and care in a carefully planned programme designed to suit your particular treatment needs.  All this is provided in the beautiful, warm and sunny country of Croatia.

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Rheumatic treatment

Let Wellbe know all about your specific issues and wishes regarding medical treatment abroad of chronic rheumatic diseases of bones, joints and spine.

We will compose a programme for you either at one of our thalassotherapy medical treatment resorts or at an alternative partner in physical medicine treatment polyclinic or medical treatment and procedures hospital.

Outstanding results have been achieved in treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA), degenerative rheumatism, inflammatory rheumatism and many other painful conditions.

Years ago, some of our partner hospitals had established co-operation with Scandinavian insurance companies who had clients requiring rheumatologic treatment. They are currently reviewing and renewing these partnerships in medical treatment care in order to meet all the demands of up to date practices and conditions required by international insurance companies who handle clients with needs for rheumatic treatment services.

Wellbe’s aim is to ensure that all concerned are aware of the medical rheumatic treatment programmes that are available.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy as a part of medical rehabilitation treatment focuses on your strength, mobility and fitness. In any period in life you may need to regain your strength, relearn skills or find new ways of doing things you did before.

The international recognition of several reputable polyclinics, all Wellbe partners, comes from their successful physical therapy and rehabilitation of patients with acute disease or following sport and other injuries and surgeries by the bespoke treatments they have provided.

Many well-known athletes from football, tennis, skiing, handball and others sports have visited our partner clinics for their physical therapy because of their reputation for dedication and success.

Example of a physical therapy package individually planned:

  • 9 a.m. guided exercises in the therapeutic pool with warm water
  • 10 a.m. individual therapy: manual massage, magnet or electro therapy, warm wraps, other physical therapies according to individual needs
  • 12 noon individual physical exercises
  • 1 p.m. and on time for lunch and free time for relaxing walks, sightseeing

Respiratory treatment for functions and treatments of allergies

Our partners offer a complete service of respiratory treatment, for both adults and children, in otorhinolaryngology, pulmonary and internal medical services.

The respiratory medical treatment includes examinations by specialists and treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract diseases utilising the latest scientific advancements together with follow-up physical therapy and respiratory treatment within the medical centre .

A team of specialists provides a full range of respiratory treatments and procedures and includes: pulmonologists, cardiologists, allergy specialists, otorhinolaryngologists, physical medicine specialists, physiotherapists and nurses.

Special emphasis is paid to thalassotherapy and climate therapy, which means the application of physical and chemical factors, characteristic of the sea and coast, in respiratory treatment therapy procedures.

Cardiovascular treatment

Modern cardiovascular treatment, following the latest findings of world Cardiac Rehabilitation Association, promoted as a multifactorial, comprehensive process that includes clinical support and intervention in controlling the symptoms of the disease and the evaluation and correction of cardiovascular risk.

The motto of our partner hospital for cardiovascular treatment approach is based on the following principles: 

  •  Rehabilitation is an integral part of the treatment in general,
  •  It must be not only physical but also psychological,
  • An active procedure in which the patient is actively involved must exist,
  • In case of “preventive treatment” the person having the risk factors, must start with proper training already in the youth.

Within the hospital for cardiovascular treatment, apart from providing cardiovascular medical rehabilitation for patients with acute myocardial infarction, aortic coronary bypass and inserted artificial valve, it also provides treatment for the most severe patients requiring special care such as transplanted patients, or patients with cardiac failure.

Psoriasis and skin diseases treatment

A specific psoriasis medical treatment and neurodermitis is provided in our partner hospital for rehabilitation (situated near Zagreb), applying naphthalan and salty thermal water as natural therapeutic agents.

The highly experienced medical staff report good results in relieving and sometimes curing these acute and chronic diseases, so much so that their expertise has already been recognised within Danish and Norwegian public healthcare institutions.

The main therapeutic procedure in psoriasis treatment is around 15 minutes immersion in the dark brown liquid called “naftalan” that is used to fill the therapeutic baths.

The therapeutic power of the oil, which is a petroleum mineral oil obtained by the distillation of naphthenic oil, is very well known to medical experts around the world as well as to those patients who regularly come back, year after year, in order to keep their condition under control.