Schoen Clinic Munich Harlaching
About the hospital
Schoen Clinic Munich Harlaching is a state-of-the-art, internationally recognized emergency orthopaedic clinic from spine to foot, hand to hip. The clinic opened its doors in 1913 and joined the Schoen Group in 1996. The holistic care concept combines an outpatient rehabilitation centre, medical offices for internal medicine, radiology and neurology and an orthopaedic workshop - all in one place.
More than 700 employees work in the hospital. Every year, highly qualified doctors, therapists and nursing staff serve more than 81,000 patients from Germany and worldwide. Many specialists are internationally recognized experts and set the medical standard of care. The clinic has 212 beds in spacious, bright, comfortable rooms with a specialized bed, bathroom, TV and Internet access.
Medicine at the highest level in a hospital that takes optimal care of patients is a top priority at Schoen Clinic Harlaching. The hospital is the FIFA Medical Center of Excellence and the Medical Institutions of the Bayern Olympic Training Center. A team of registered nurses and physicians with additional ICW® Wound Specialist Certification also provides appropriate care for acute and chronic wounds. The departments of anesthesiology, critical care and pain therapy have established the acute pain service, responsible for postoperative pain management for inpatients.
The clinic treats patients in the spine surgery departments, in the centres for foot and ankle surgery, knee, hip and shoulder joint surgery, hand surgery, pediatric and neuro-orthopaedics, as well as in intensive care units. The medical team offers excellent medicine in diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation for all diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Doctors are guided both by conservative, non-surgical methods and by surgical interventions. In addition to improving mobility and functionality, the clinic also focuses on reducing pain and increasing independence in daily life.
What kind of orthopaedic service for the spine is offered in the clinic?
Doctors offer effective treatment for all spinal problems, accurate diagnosis, and conservative and surgical treatment. Interventions are usually minimally invasive, microsurgical or endoscopic and are guaranteed to be as gentle as possible due to small incisions and minimize surgical risks.
Can I receive pain therapy in parallel with surgical treatment?
Multimodal pain therapy is used in combination with surgical treatment. Doctors individually plan targeted drug and physical therapy, behavioural and occupational cure, and psychological support. Modern painkillers or injection therapy (infiltration) with arthroscopy effectively reduce pain.
What is the feature of Schoen Clinic Munich Harlaching?
The hospital is the only European training centre for the Brucker Biofeedback method, which is a technique of biological feedback. The procedure has excellent success in spastic, athetotic and dyskinetic cerebral palsy, after stroke, craniocerebral injuries and paralysis after spinal cord injuries.
About the city
Munich is an outstanding city in Bavaria, the southern part of Germany. It is the third-biggest city in Germany after Berlin and Hamburg. Munich is known for its cultural, scientific and business advances. Some of the most famous brands based in Munich include Oktoberfest, BMW, Siemens and MAN.
The city is rightfully considered a great tourist attraction, at any season. The central square, Marienplatz, is especially attractive before Christmas for its holiday markets. Oktoberfest is held from the end of September - to the beginning of October and is perhaps the most famous annual cultural tradition in Germany. It is a beer festival that includes traditional and modern carnival amusements. For the warm weather, there are the Olympic Park - a sports centre, built for the 1972 Summer Olympics, and the Englischer Garten, the largest city park in the country.
Munich is leading in science and technology, is considered the IT capital of Germany and houses the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science. The Bavarian State Library is the biggest in Germany and one of the most important in Europe. Medicine in Munich has developed accordingly: there are two leading medical faculties and around 350 companies involved in medical technology and research. The leading hospitals include: University Hospital rehts der Isar of the Technical University (TUM) Munich and the University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich both of them are considered among the best hospitals in the world. Additionally, there are plenty of smaller facilities: Academic Hospital Bogenhausen Munich, Dermatology Centre Prof. Braun-Falco Munich, etc.
To sum up, Munich is an impressive city both as a tourist attraction and an economic centre. It incorporates historical, traditional heritage with high-tech advancements that are developed in the city every day. Munich offers interesting sites for almost any taste, for any season of the year.