Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation centre

J.RaistenskisHead of The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre: Juozas Raistenskis, Prof., M.D.
Tel. +370 5 2 720 317

The Children’s Hospital medical rehabilitation services are provided by two separate clinics – The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic located at Children’s Hospital in Vilnius (Santariškių g. 7) and the Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic Saulutė, located in the town of Druskininkai (Vytauto g. 2).

Both are modern clinics and offer a full range of physical therapy, massage, and speech therapy services as well provide staff psychologists. A fully up-to-date modern occupational therapy unit is equipped with “independent living accommodation” equipment. This special purpose designed equipment enables patients to regain autonomy while performing individually tailored activities according to interests, hobbies and age.

The Centre is organized and run using practices and standards of similar clinics found in the U.S.A., Canada, Germany, Spain and Poland at which our staff have interned and acquired direct and beneficial experience.

Utilizing both modern methods and facilities, the Centre continues to perform research activities and acts as a teaching resource for the training and development of new professionals in the field of physical rehabilitation medicine.

The Saulute Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic in Druskininkai

The Saulute Clinic was originally founded in 1953 in the resort town of Druskininkai. Presently this branch of the Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Department can accomodate and simultaneously treat up to 300 patients, ranging from 1.5 to 18 years of age.

Relying on naturally occuring substances in the local environment, such as richly pine scented air, spring fed mineral waters, and therapeutic mud, treatment methods are targetted to tone, bolster and enhance the child’s body’s resistance to disease, thereby preventing or reducing the incidence of disability.

The Clinic treats children suffering from musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive and nervous system disorders as well as skin, ear, nose and throat and eye diseases. The experienced staff include physical therapists, psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and children’s nurses. The staff also includes specialist medical professionals in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatrics, child neurology, psychiatry, orthopaedics and traumatology, in addition to others.


Head of The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department: Romualdas Sinkevicius
Manager of The Saulute Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic in Druskininkai: Rima Pikuniene

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