«The orthopaedic rehabilitation
at the Oberwaid helped me to
become more agile in daily life.»

Vitality and Pleasure in Movement

After an operation, an accident or other disease of the musculoskeletal system, we accompany you on the path back to independence.

The Oberwaid stands for holistic musculoskeletal rehabilitation and follow-up care. Our medical programme combines innovative therapies with proven treatments. The most up-to-date equipment is used in a targeted way.

Our expertise in post-operative aftercare is primarily suited to patients after knee, hip, shoulder or spine operations. You will also receive world-class care from our specialists after accidents, trauma surgery or as a chronic pain patient.

The Oberwaid stands for holistic musculoskeletal rehabilitation and follow-up care. Our medical programme combines innovative therapies with proven treatments. The most up-to-date equipment is used in a targeted way.

Our expertise in post-operative aftercare is primarily suited to patients after knee, hip, shoulder or spine operations. You will also receive world-class care from our specialists after accidents, trauma surgery or as a chronic pain patient.

In Good Hands

We help you to reach optimal mobility and strength, as well as to improve your coordination and physical endurance. All so that you can regain your independence as quickly as possible. Pain relief and overcoming fears play a central role in achieving this. An interdisciplinary team of medical and health specialists will accompany you, with empathy and professionalism, on your journey back to health and vitality.

We help you to reach optimal mobility and strength, as well as to improve your coordination and physical endurance. All so that you can regain your independence as quickly as possible. Pain relief and overcoming fears play a central role in achieving this. An interdisciplinary team of medical and health specialists will accompany you, with empathy and professionalism, on your journey back to health and vitality.

Our Therapeutic Focus

  • Aftercare after knee, hip, shoulder and spine operations
  • Aftercare for endoprosthetic operations of the hip, knee and shoulder joint
  • Treatment after accidents and trauma surgery
  • Chronic pain patients

Diagnostics & Therapies

  • Pain relief
  • Recovery of mobility and strength
  • Improvement of coordination and physical endurance
  • Support in returning to everyday life
  • Individual physiotherapy
  • Medical exercise therapy
  • Water therapy in the therapy bath
  • Lymph drainage
  • Physical therapy
  • Ergotherapy
  • Medical therapies for postoperative complaints
  • Individual nutritional advice
  • If required, psychosomatic, cardiological and internal consultations as complementary therapy
  • Social counselling
  • Pain relief
  • Recovery of mobility and strength
  • Improvement of coordination and physical endurance
  • Support in returning to everyday life
  • Individual physiotherapy
  • Medical exercise therapy
  • Water therapy in the therapy bath
  • Lymph drainage
  • Physical therapy
  • Ergotherapy
  • Medical therapies for postoperative complaints
  • Individual nutritional advice
  • If required, psychosomatic, cardiological and internal consultations as complementary therapy
  • Social counselling

Medical Expertise

Medical Expertise

Dr. med. Matthias Zehringer

Head of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

With his extensive expertise and his regard for holistic medicine, Dr. Zehringer helps you on your way to recovering your old vitality.

More
  • Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as Sports Medicine
  • Medical studies and doctorate at the University of Cologne
  • Certified sport teacher, with studies at the German Sport University Cologne
  • Senior doctor and medical practitioner, Elfenmaar-Klinik Bad Bertrich
  • Development and leadership of the department of sports medicine at Parkschlösschen, Traben-Trarbach

Your Path to a Medical Prescription

The musculoskeletal rehabilitation programme is available to patients with supplementary insurance from the following insurance companies: Swica, Helsana, CSS, Concordia, Visana, Sanitas, RVK (ÖKK, FKB, Sympany, AXA, EGK, Elips, Galenos, etc.). Subject to availability and coverage of costs by the insurance companies Swica, Helsana, Concordia and Visana, the inpatient rehabilitation programme is also available to patients with general insurance.

After referral by a specialist, a therapy place will be reserved for you at the Oberwaid. Cost reimbursement is usually requested by the referring doctor. If desired, our patient registration department can also submit an application for cost reimbursement. As soon as this has been approved, the musculoskeletal rehabilitation can begin.

On request, we are happy to offer a personal consultation and a guided tour of the premises, during which you can also have a look at one of our rooms.

The Oberwaid – Attentive Care

The Oberwaid's unique concept combines the best of both worlds – first-class hospitality and highly specialised medical expertise. It has large, bright rooms with a magnificent view of Lake Constance, the green private park or the foothills of the Alpstein mountains. All patient rooms are equipped with exclusive wooden furniture, parquet floors, a spacious bathroom and state-of-the-art technology. The Oberwaid gives you peace and privacy. Here you can concentrate completely on yourself and your health. This is our promise: Upgrade yourself.

    • The comfort of a hotel with the security of a clinic
    • High therapy standards based in science
    • State-of-the-art medical facilities
    • Interdisciplinary health specialists
    • 24-hour care and nursing service
    • Cooperation with the Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen and the Hirslanden Klinik Stephanshorn, St. Gallen

    Phone & E-Mail

    Patient Registration

    +41 (0)71 282 07 14

    patientenanmeldung@oberwaid.ch

    We are looking forward to your request.