Special Clinical Focus

  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal injury
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cerebral tumors
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

About us

The state-of-the-art cereneo Clinic, located directly on Lake Lucerne, near Lucerne in Switzerland, specializes in neurorehabilitation for cerebrovascular accident, traumatic brain injury and other neurological conditions. The hospital is associated with the elegant and exclusive Park Hotel Vitznau. With only 16 beds, the clinic provides its patients with exclusive and, at the same time, personalized treatment. Three medical specialists care for one patient, and so, on the one hand, your individual requests can be met and, on the other hand, treatment is delivered as personalized and interdisciplinary therapy. Collaboration with the University of Zurich and a network of international partners make wide-ranging expertise and the best conditions for neurorehabilitation possible in accordance with the latest research from across the world.
Thus, the optimal rehabilitation is assured for each patient. The cereneo concept is based on interdisciplinary collaboration and comprises three components in the treatment of cerebrovascular accident: Physical therapy and ergotherapy, speech and swallowing therapy and neuropsychology. Following a cerebrovascular accident, the concern, above all, is the restoration of lost bodily functions and independence. The therapeutic range of cereneo provides the optimal treatment for the movement, cognitive performance or speech of patients who have sustained an injury to the brain, the spinal cord or to the nervous system, in order to restore their abilities. cereneo relies on specialists in the fields of medical treatment, nutrition science and kinesiology in order to complete the treatment.

Thanks to the highly qualified team and the state-of-the-art equipment, with robot-assisted treatment, electrical stimulation, neuronavigation, encephalography, magnetic resonance imaging, transcranial magnetic and 3-D movement and strength analysis, as well as telemetric electromyography, the cereneo Clinic is among the leading hospitals in the field of neurorehabilitation.

Prof. Andreas Luft, Professor of Vascular Neurology and Rehabilitation, neurologist and clinical scientist, is the Medical Director of the cereneo Institute and heads the Cerebrovascular Accident Center at the University of Zurich Hospital. He is internationally recognized for his research in neurorehabilitation and has developed the medical and scientific concept of cereneo. Each year, cereneo treats national and international patients, who stay in the clinic for an average of 4 – 6 weeks, have free access to the luxurious Park Hotel Vitznau during their stay and can also move into a room there on request.

Diagnostic Services

  • Base MRI
  • Neuro-ultrasound diagnostics
  • Holter EKG (1 week)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Echocardiography
  • 24-hour blood pressure measurement
  • Polysomnography (PSG)
  • Spiroergometry
  • Gait analysis
  • Neuropsychological examination
  • Electromyography (telemetric)
  • Ability to drive test
  • TMS (transcranial magnetic simulation) therapy
  • TDCS (transcranial DC stimulation) therapy
  • Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
  • Admission / discharge report
  • 24-hour monitoring
  • Neurological botox

Therapeutic Services

  • Physical therapy
  • Ergotherapy
    • Exercise therapy
  • Speech therapy (language, speech, swallowing)
  • Neuropsychology (brain power training)
  • Robot-assisted exercise therapy:
    • Lokomat, ZeroG, Indego, Armeo Spring, Armeo Power, Amadeo, Allegro Legpress
  • Care: Integration of care into the rehabilitation process, intensity depending on the patient’s condition / patient’s or relatives’ wishes
  • Nutritional medicine

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Support in obtaining a visa
  • Support on arrival and departure; medical transportation by air and overland can also be organized
  • Concierge Services
  • Translation services

Accommodation options
Subject to availability, accompanying persons can find accommodation, either directly in the patient’s room or in the affiliated 5-star Park Hotel Vitznau. cereneo will also be happy to advise you regarding alternative accommodation options in the locality (3- and 4-star hotels, apartments, etc.).

Location
Leading Medicine Guide

Selected expert in the specialist field Neurological Rehabilitation

Directions

Airports near

  • Zurich airport40.4 miles (approximately 65 km)

Railway stations in the vicinity

  • Zurich main rail station34.2 miles (approximately 55 km)
  • Lucerne rail station14.9 miles (approximately 24 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi rail station7.5 miles (approximately 12 km)