The Sheba Rehabilitation HospitalAs Israel’s national center for rehabilitation, the Sheba Rehabilitation Hospital offers extensive, ongoing medical treatment and rehabilitation programs in such focus areas as trauma, orthopedics, geriatric, respiratory, neurology, and psychiatry. The hospital provides solutions and various treatment protocols for even the most complex medical cases in Israel, including the rehabilitation of terror and combat victims.
The Sheba Rehabilitation Hospital is renowned for its cutting-edge therapy programs, high-technology procedures, and in-depth research and education dedicated to the promotion and implementation of life-saving medical treatments. Sheba is recognized internationally for its extensive research laboratories devoted to the continued progress in the area of rehabilitation medicine and associated technologies, such as the Isokinetic Laboratory, the Computerized Motion Analysis Laboratory, and the Virtual Reality Training Facility.
As providers of both inpatient and outpatient procedures, Sheba’s invested professionals work together with patients and their families, enabling them to return to their daily routines as soon as possible.
Divided into three major focuses—Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, and Geriatrics—the Sheba Rehabilitation Hospital additionally houses the National Center for Spinal Cord Injuries and the National Multiple Sclerosis Center. In all of its areas of specialty, the hospital’s unwavering professionalism and dedicated, experienced staff serve to set apart each of its divisions.
Sheba’s major treatment centers consist of:
The Neurological Rehabilitation Department, which specializes in patients with injuries to the head and spinal cord, as well as various neurological disorders.
The Orthopedic Rehabilitation Department, which rehabilitates patients who exhibit a variety of symptoms and conditions, such as diabetes-related ailments and skeletal injuries. This department specializes in surgeries and rehabilitation associated with limb amputation and prosthetics fitting.
The Head Trauma Rehabilitation Department, which addresses the treatment of individuals who require inpatient rehabilitation due to acquired brain injuries from strokes, accidents, and related trauma.
The “Steps” (“Tsa’adim”) Institute, which seeks to treat patients whose mobility disorders are due to strokes, nerve damage, peripheral nerve disorders, orthopedic injuries, spinal cord or head injuries, amputations, and the like.
The Respiratory Rehabilitation Department, which aims to retrain patients to breathe without the aid of mechanical ventilation and provides a wide range of rehabilitation techniques for such individuals.
The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Clinic, which provides care for patients who have experienced trauma in the form of war, terror, sexual abuse, assault, and other factors.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Center, which diagnoses, treats, and rehabilitates patients with Multiple Sclerosis and related diseases.
The Eating Disorders Department, which provides both inpatient and outpatient services for those over the age of 18 who suffer from anorexia or bulimia.