Fisiotherapy and rehabilitation

At Principado Day Center we seek the best treatment for our loved ones, which is why we have a geriatric physiotherapy service, which aims to help treat and improve various diseases and pathologies derived from aging, as well as restore, rehabilitate, maintain and improve the physical condition of residents, so that they can enjoy maximum autonomy and quality of life. For this, the most innovative therapies are used:

  • Mobility and balance therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • massage therapy
  • occupational therapy

Geriatric Physiotherapy focuses on:

  • Maintain independence in routine activities.
  • Improve mobility in the joints.
  • Increase or maintain muscle strength.
  • Ensure good balance and good posture.
  • Replace and rehabilitate from possible falls.
  • Promote patient confidence and mental well-being.

Some situations necessary for physiotherapy treatment

  • Falls or instability and balance problems that cause fractures.
  • Heart or lung ailments.
  • Dementia, such as Parkinson's, stroke or Alzheimer's.
  • Kidney diseases, such as urinary and fecal incontinence.
  • Bone problems, such as osteoporosis or arthritis.
  • Age injuries, such as hip or knee fractures.

Most common benefits of Geriatric Physiotherapy

  • It helps improve and maintain coordination and balance, reducing the risk of injuries that can occur due to falls.
  • Strengthens muscle mass.
  • Maintains and recovers patients' flexibility, in addition to improving it.
  • It helps to improve body posture and therefore the ailments caused by poor posture.
  • Promotes physical fitness and helps good active aging.
  • Reduces pain caused by pathologies, blows or falls.
  • It helps maintain the autonomy of the elderly, and therefore improves their self-esteem and security.
  • Improves sensitivity and joint capacity.

Mobility and balance therapy (Psychomotor)

This is a psychomotor program designed to improve residents' ability to move and balance, allowing them to perform daily activities with greater ease and safety.

Since the Armayor Gerontological Institute has physiotherapy, rehabilitation and occupational workshops, our residents work on mobility, reflexes and muscle strength to maintain their personal autonomy.


Respiratory therapy

This type of therapy focuses on improving patients' lung function and breathing capacity.

It is especially useful for those residents who suffer from chronic lung or respiratory diseases.


Cognitive stimulation therapy

This therapy focuses on improving memory, attention, language, and other cognitive skills in older residents.

Therapy may include memory exercises, games, puzzles, and other activities designed to maintain and improve mental skills.


Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can help relieve muscle pain and stiffness, improve blood circulation, and reduce stress and anxiety.

It is especially helpful for those residents who suffer from chronic ailments or physical disabilities.


Occupational therapy

This therapy focuses on helping residents regain or improve their ability to perform daily activities, such as dressing, grooming, cooking, shopping, and more.

We offer this non-pharmacological alternative, in which residents' free time is occupied through enriching activities such as gerontogymnastics, workshops, games, etc. keeping the physical and cognitive abilities of our elders active and making their daily lives more enjoyable.