Physiotherapy Unit

Visiting address
Skin and Allergy Hospital
Meilahdentie 2, Helsinki
  
Postal address
P.O. Box 160, 00029 HUS
  
Contact information
Office 09 471 86380, Mon-Thu 7.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Fri 7.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
  
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Fri 7.30 a.m. to 1.45 p.m.
  
The Physiotherapy Unit provides services to patients treated on an outpatient basis and in the skin diseases inpatient ward of the Skin and Allergy Hospital. Services are provided for patients suffering from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hyperventilation syndrome, other respiratory functional disturbances, swelling of the lower extremities, leg ulcers, or connective tissue disease, for example. In addition, physical therapy services include water iontophoresis therapy to treat hyperhidrosis.
 
Physical therapy aims to promote the patient’s mobility and functional capacity through direction and guidance, therapeutic exercises, and physical treatments. If necessary, the patient’s need for further rehabilitation and medical appliances is assessed, and the patient is instructed in the purchase of medical appliances.